RHEV Guest with enabled VirtIO serial console shuts down after failed migration from EL6 host

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • VirtIO serial console got enabled on a RHEV 3.5 VM. This VM is no longer migratable to a 3.6 based host
  • Migration of a VM from a RHEL6 based host to a RHEL 7 based host does fail in case VirtIO serial console is enabled


  • Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) 3.6
  • RHEV-H 3.5 or RHEL6 based hosts

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