Oracle Linux, UEK4: [KVM] Hot Plug Memory Does Not Take Effect On Ubuntu Guest

(Doc ID 2332221.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 30, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When adding memory to a running Ubuntu guest KVM container hosted by Oracle Linux 7.X with the UEK4 kernel, the memory size does not change.  No entries appear in the /var/log/messages system log.

Changes

 

Cause

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