Oracle VM: Cannot Start Guest; Error 38, 'Function Not Implemented'

(Doc ID 2128003.1)

Last updated on APRIL 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


The Oracle VM Manager GUI cannot start a VM guest.  The following error is produced:

The VM guest cannot be started manually by using the xm create command.  The failure message is the same as above.


The most recent YUM update included the XEN packages.


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