A VM guest fails to boot with "xc_dom_parse_elf_kernel: ELF image has no shstrtab" (Doc ID 1501967.1)

Last updated on JUNE 19, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

VM guest failed to bootup, reporting the following kind of error on stdout :


Error: (2, 'Invalid kernel', 'xc_dom_parse_elf_kernel: ELF image has no shstrtab\n')

Cause

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