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Oracle VM: How To Add More Than Four Disks To HVM Domain By Converting To PVHVM (Doc ID 2178924.1)

Last updated on MAY 26, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Private Cloud Appliance - Version 2.3.3 to 2.4.2 [Release 2.0]
Linux x86-64



An HVM guest is limited to having four disks. To accommodate more than four disks, the HVM guest must be converted to a PVHVM guest.

A PVHVM guest can attach up to 107 disks. Full details of the VM guest limitations are given in


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