Oracle VM - Hardware Virtual Machine (HVM) With 2 Terabyte (TB) Memory Boots Slowly And May Cause A Soft Lock-up In Server (dom0), Guest (domU) Or Both (Doc ID 1672375.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 20, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.8 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

A fully virtualized (HVM) guest virtual machine (VM) with over 1 terabyte (TB) may boot very slowly. In addition, soft locks-up may be seen on the physical server (dom0), the VM guest itself, or both.

Cause

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