Create XFS Filesystem In VM Guest On OVM 3.4.X Leads to Oracle VM Server Fencing

(Doc ID 2308984.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 28, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 to 3.4.4 [Release OVM34]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

 Under rare circumstances  creating an XFS filesystem in a VM running on OVM 3.4 will lead to a fence of the Oracle VM Server

After running mkfs.xfs  on a Virtual Disk in the Guest the OVM server reports path lost:

 

Cause

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