[OLVM] Importing OVA Fails with "no bootloader detected"
(Doc ID 2975138.1)
Last updated on OCTOBER 03, 2023
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Importing a virtual appliance (OVA) of Linux VM fails. When the corresponding log is observed, the error message from virt-v2v indicates that "no bootloader detected". The import log file is found in the path of /var/log/vdsm/import/import-<UUID>.log stored in the KVM host.
Below is the indicated part of the log:
The user recently exported a Linux Virtual Machine as a virtual appliance (OVA) on the external virtualization environment, like VMWare or Oracle VM.
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