Guest VM converted to PVM/PVHVM from HVM doesn't Boot (or doesn't detect vdisks)

(Doc ID 2360039.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 14, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.2.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Guest VM converted to PVM/PVHVM from HVM may show up the following symptoms:

1. Refuse to boot giving the following error.

fsck.ext3: No such file or directory while trying to open /dev/sdX

Or

2. Boot up and some vdisks won't be detected. 

Cause

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