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OLVM: Virtual Machine (VM) running with OL7.x above is not booting properly and landed to dracut shell (Doc ID 2819568.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 13, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.14.35] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux x86

Symptoms

 On OLVM, Virtual Machine (VM) running with OL7.x above is not booting properly and landed to dracut shell. For more information, please refer to the attached screen shot.

 

Changes

1. Migration of Virtual Machine (VM) from different Virtualization Platform/Product (e.g. VMware, OVM, etc.) to OLVM.

2. Importing of virtual disk image (e.g. *.vmdk, *.img) from different Virtualization Platform/Product (e.g. VMware, OVM, etc.) to OLVM.

3. Changed of virtual disk policy from "Thin" to "Preallocated" in OLVM.

Cause

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