Oracle VM: How to Convert an Oracle Linux 7 guest VM From HVM To PVHVM

(Doc ID 2058120.1)

Last updated on MARCH 09, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 and later
Linux x86-64


The goal of this note is to describe how to alter an Oracle Linux 7 guest VM type from HVM (Hardware virtualized) to PVHVM (Hardware virtualized, with paravirtualized drivers). The procedure is fairly more simple than it was on Oracle Linux 5 or 6.


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