XenServer Error I Hates

Sometimes I’ll reboot a linux VM and I can see it went all the way down.  The machine is off far as I can tell but never ends up rebooting.  I then try doing a shutdown via XenCenter and I get error message: “VM didn’t acknowledge the need to shut down”.

I get so angry that the error tells me the VM didn’t ACKNOWLEDGE the NEED to shut down, really?? I, the administrator just told this piece of software to shutdown and it’s telling ME that it doesn’t acknowledge my command?  Reminds of an old error message I saw in Windows 95/98, “Windows will manage these settings”.  I think to myself, am I commanding the computer, or does the computer command me?

Pretty much this GIF explains everything I feel about this error.

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