Guest OS Cannot Start When Attaching a VF with Secure Boot Enabled

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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12


When attaching a VF with Secure Boot enabled, the guest OS cannot start.


Manually load the vfio-pci driver (modprobe vfio-pci).


The vfio-pci driver is not loaded automatically.

Additional Information

Note that this is only an issue on systems with Secure Boot enabled.


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  • Document ID:7016142
  • Creation Date: 03-Feb-2015
  • Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
    • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

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