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Triple fault in event log shows reset of Linux virtual machines

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On a Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V host, the following event is logged, indicating that the virtual machine was reset during an operation that was not supported by Hyper-V: 

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This is a standard Linux function, and it can be safely ignored.

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There is no issue. When all the processes are shut down in Linux, Linux issues a triple fault to the hardware to reboot the system. This behavior is by design in Linux.

All Linux variants that are supported in Hyper-V may log the error event that is mentioned in this article. This behavior occurs regardless of what version of Linux Integration Services is installed.

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Article Info
Article ID : 2711608
Revision : 1
Created on : 1/7/2017
Published on : 6/5/2012
Exists online : False
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