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Unable to Start Guest Having More Than 14 vcpus - Crashes in setup_netfront_split+0x27/0x160 [xen_netfront] (Doc ID 2068714.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : 3.3.3 version, DomU, Guest VM, Virtual Machine

When attempting to start an OL6 guest (HVM_PV_DRIVERS) with more than 14 vcpus (eg 24) the guest crashes with


The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. in Oracle VM manager, set vcpu count to 24 for a guest
2. start the guest


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