[ PCA / OVM ] A PVM guest is reporting "kernel: Guest pages are not properly aligned to use hugepages" whereas the settings appear to be correct (Doc ID 2273157.1)

Last updated on JUNE 08, 2017

Applies to:

Private Cloud Appliance - Version 1.0.1 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 to 3.3.4 [Release OVM30 to OVM33]
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

On Oracle Private Cloud Appliance or Oracle VM, all versions supporting PVM guests making use of hugepages, after applying note :

How to Enable HugePages for a Para-Virtualized Machine ( PVM ) on Oracle VM 3.2 (Doc ID 1529373.1)

 

And after having enabled huge pages on the guest :

# sysctl -p
vm.nr_hugepages = 5123


The guest reports in its /var/log/messages file :



Changes

 

Cause

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