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A P2V Guest VM Unable To Boot With Error "Boot loader didn't return any data" After Converting From HVM To PVM (Doc ID 2146052.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 15, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64


After Converting a physical machine to virtual machine through P2V, and then converting the HVM Guest to PVM Guest, the converted PVM Guest is unable to boot with below errors:

 If the entry "kernel = '/usr/lib/xen/boot/hvmloader'" is removed manually from vm.cfg, the PVM Guest can start up successfully.

However, the issue reoccur after performing any changes on this PVM Guest through OVM Manager.


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