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Oracle VM: Exception Starting Xend ((13, 'Permission Denied')) (Doc ID 2856937.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2022

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.3 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Upon restart, not possible to start the Xend service.
The following message is observed in xend.log:

2000-01-01 00:00:00 00000] ERROR (SrvDaemon:349) Exception starting xend ((13, 'Permission denied'))
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvDaemon.py", line 341, in run
servers = SrvServer.create()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvServer.py", line 258, in create
root.putChild('xend', SrvRoot())
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvRoot.py", line 40, in __init__
self.get(name)
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/web/SrvDir.py", line 84, in get
val = val.getobj()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/web/SrvDir.py", line 52, in getobj
self.obj = klassobj()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/server/SrvNode.py", line 30, in __init__
self.xn = XendNode.instance()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 1201, in instance
inst = XendNode()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 94, in __init__
self.other_config["xen_pagesize"] = self.xeninfo_dict()["xen_pagesize"]
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 1107, in xeninfo_dict
return dict(self.xeninfo())
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 1050, in xeninfo
info['xen_scheduler'] = self.xenschedinfo()
File "/usr/lib64/python2.6/site-packages/xen/xend/XendNode.py", line 1038, in xenschedinfo
sched_id = self.xc.sched_id_get()
Error: (13, 'Permission denied')


Changes

Xen package was updated. 

Cause

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