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domU will fail to start when parameter "cpus" is set in vm.cfg if dom0 Exadata version is 18.1.8 (Doc ID 2447455.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 18.1.8.0.0 to 18.1.8.0.0 [Release 12.2]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

When dom0 is running Exadata 18.1.8, if domU configuration file vm.cfg has parameter "cpus" set in order to pin domU virtual CPUs to specific physical CPUs, one of the following errors will occur when attempting to create the VM (xm create):

 

During dom0 upgrade from a previous version to 18.1.8 with patchmgr/dbnodeupdate.sh, domUs with parameters "cpus" set in vm.cfg will fail to automatically restart after dom0 reboot due to this issue.

Cause

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