After Oracle VM Server update, the machine fails to boot with : error: file '/xen.gz' not found

(Doc ID 2328015.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After an upgrade of Oracle VM Server, it fails to boot due to below error:

Error
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Loading Xen 4.4.4OVM
error: file '/xen.gz' not found
Loading Linux 4.1.12-103.9.2.el6uek.x86_64
error: you need to load the kernel first
Loading initial ramdisk
error: you need to load the kernel first

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Changes

 Tried to upgrade the OVS servers.

Cause

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