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Unable To Start the VM with " Error: The file "/dev/" is already used stdout: Using config file" (Doc ID 2394531.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.3.2 and later
Linux x86-64


When attempted to start a VM from the Oracle VM Manager UI , below error is received :

OVMAPI_6000E Internal Error: OVMAPI_5001E Job: 1524982541474/Start VM: vm1/Start VM: vm1, failed. Job Failure Event: 1524982543028/Server Async Command Failed/OVMEVT_00C014D_001 Async command failed on server: OVS1. Object: vm1, PID: 4558, Server error: Command: ['xm', 'create', '/OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300002ba430d6b92a38a6/VirtualMachines/0004fb0000060000f825cc488f0e982f/vm.cfg'] failed (1): stderr: Error: The file "/dev/" is already used stdout: Using config file "/OVS/Repositories/0004fb00000300002ba430d6b92a38a6/VirtualMachines/0004fb0000060000f825cc488f0e982f/vm.cfg". , on server: OVS1, associated with object: 0004fb0000060000f825cc488f0e982f  


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