Appendix A. Uninstalling Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisors from local storage devices

This appendix covers uninstalling the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization (RHEV) Hypervisors from local storage devices.

Procedure A.1. Removing RHEV Hypervisors

  1. Boot the RHEV Hypervisor. Refer to Chapter 4, Preparing Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor installation media for details on booting Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisors.
    The firstboot kernel parameter is required for uninstalling hypervisors.
    : linux firstboot
    
  2. Select Support Menu from the Hypervisor Configuration Menu. From the Support Menu select Uninstall an existing Hypervisor.
  3. The following message will appear:
    
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    !! WARNING !! WARNING !! WARNING !! WARNING !! WARNING !! WARNING !! WARNING !!
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    !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
       If you proceed, you will DESTROY any existing data related to the RHEV
       installation on this machine.
    
    Do you wish to continue and uninstall this Hypervisor (Y/N)?
    
    Press Y to confirm and remove the Hypervisor.
The RHEV Hypervisor is now removed.