Cannot Attach More Than 26 Virtual Disks (Xvd) Using Vm Manager (Doc ID 1306752.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version: 2.2.1 and later   [Release: OVM221 and later ]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Attempting to use VM Manager to add additional disks of type "xvd", after 26 have been attached, the manager doesn't assign a front-end device for the additional disks. The status is shown as "detached active" under the storage tab for the guest.

Cause

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