Move RHEL boot disk from LSI to VMware paravirtual in RHEL 6, 7

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  • How to change the LSI Logic Parallel controller to VMWare Paravirtual controller in RHEL 6, 7?
  • We are migrating VMs with LSI controllers to Paravirtual controllers, but reboot fails due to boot disk being Paravirtual.
  • Anytime we update the controllers from LSI to Paravirtual, system will not boot due to drivers/pathing in the bootloader.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • VMware vCenter

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