Auto start Oracle VM Paravirtualized guest on reboot of Oracle VM Server 2.x / 3.2.x (Doc ID 472863.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 14, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 2.1 to 3.2.7 [Release OVM21 to OVM32]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Auto Start Oracle VM Paravirtualized guest on reboot of Oracle VM Server

For Example you want "oel5" to start up automatically after you reboot your VM server:

[root@ovms-rm-mobile auto]# more /etc/ovs-release
Oracle VM server release 2.1
[root@ovms-rm-mobile auto]#   
[root@ovms-rm-mobile ~]# uname -a
Linux ovms-rm-mobile 2.6.18-8.1.6.0.18.el5xen #1 SMP Fri Nov 9 18:41:06 EST 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
[root@ovms-rm-mobile ~]# xm list
Name                                        ID   Mem VCPUs      State   Time(s)
Domain-0                                     0   512     2     r-----     64.1
oel5                                         2   500     1     -b----     14.9
[root@ovms-rm-mobile ~]#

Solution

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