RHEL7 / Oracle VM fails to boot with kernel >= 3.10.0-693.21.1.el7

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  • Booting with kernel-3.10.0-693.21.1.el7 or later hangs after displaying the following messages:

    ACPI: bus type PCI registered
    acpiphp: ACPI Hot Plug PCI Controller Driver version: 0.5
    PCI: Using configuration type 1 for base access


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • Oracle VM 3.3.1
  • kernel-3.10.0-693.21.1.el7 and later

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