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OVM 3.x: Import of VMware guest shows xvda and hda (Doc ID 1481037.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


Both the ioemu and pv devices are always presented to the guest.

Any VMware guest imported would be considered HVM by OVM (P2V or V2V).

You need to configure the hvm guest to use pv drivers (HVM-PV).

Or as seen fdisk -l will show duplicate disks :



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