Oracle VM: PVM Guest Doesn't Start After Updating Kernel To Version 2.6.32-696.18.7.el6

(Doc ID 2355443.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.1 to 3.4.4 [Release OVM33 to OVM34]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to boot a VM using kernel 2.6.32-696.18.7.el6.x86_64 when the domain type is PVM. The VM crashes as soon as it starts. The status of the VM in the Oracle VM manager is in "stopped" state and the console of the VM cannot be accessed.


Changes

 Upgrade the kernel to 2.6.32-696.18.7.el6.x86_64.

Cause

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