Oracle VM: Booting Issue With Version 3.4.1 On Dell PowerEdge R710 (Doc ID 2180904.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 11, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

1. Booting up of Oracle VM server 3.4.1 on Dell PowerEdge R710 fails.
2. Neither Fresh install of 3.4.1 nor upgrade to 3.4.1 will work.
3. Booting will be stuck at “scrubbing free RAM”.

Console Log will show the following:

Running in PV context on Xen v4.4.
[ 7.455001] megaraid_sas 0000:03:00.0: INIT adapter done
[ 8.477052] megaraid_sas 0000:03:00.0: Failed from megasas_issue_polled 1009
[ 8.477078] megaraid_sas 0000:03:00.0: Failed from megasas_issue_polled 1009
[ 8.477236] megaraid_sas 0000:03:00.0: Failed from megasas_issue_blocked_cmd 1037
[ 8.477242] megaraid_sas 0000:03:00.0: DCMD failed from megasas_get_seq_num
[ 92.210645] Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00000100
[ 92.210645]
[ 92.210657] CPU: 1 PID: 1 Comm: init Not tainted 4.1.12-37.6.2.el6uek.x86_64 #2
[ 92.210661] Hardware name: Dell Inc. PowerEdge R710/00NH4P, BIOS 6.4.0 07/23/2013
[ 92.210665] ffff880066888000 ffff880066893d58 ffffffff816bc57c 000000000000fffe
[ 92.210671] ffffffff8196f958 ffff880066893dd8 ffffffff816bc2fd ffff880000000010
[ 92.210676] ffff880066893de8 ffff880066893d88 ffffffff81101508 ffff880066893db8
[ 92.210681] Call Trace:
[ 92.210690] [] dump_stack+0x48/0x5c
[ 92.210694] [] panic+0xc1/0x206
[ 92.210699] [] ? smp_call_function_single+0xc8/0x130
[ 92.210706] [] forget_original_parent+0x3b3/0x3c0
[ 92.210712] [] ? perf_cgroup_switch+0x190/0x190
[ 92.210717] [] exit_notify+0x3d/0x1d0
[ 92.210721] [] do_exit+0x227/0x4f0
[ 92.210725] [] ? __do_page_fault+0x18b/0x480
[ 92.210729] [] do_group_exit+0x56/0x100
[ 92.210733] [] SyS_exit_group+0x17/0x20
[ 92.210738] [] system_call_fastpath+0x12/0x71
[ 92.210750] Kernel Offset: disabled

 

Cause

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