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Oracle Linux 7 : KVM libvirtd Service Status Remains Inactive (dead) due to "internal error: qemu driver failed to set up CPU packing bitmasks...guest" Error (Doc ID 2808281.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 16, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.2 to Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] [Release OL7U2 to OL7U9]
Linux x86-64


This document highlights the reason behind why libvirtd service status remains inactive (dead) even if it is started manually, in Oracle Linux 7.X

Deploying VMs on Exadata systems, using OEDA(Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant), fails with errors.

a. Checking libvirtd service status :



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