[RHEL8] kvm guest failed to boot from cdrom drive on ppc64le

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Issue

  • kvm guest failed to boot from cdrom drive on ppc64le
  • Installation failed with following errors
# virt-install --name demo-guest5 --memory 2048 --vcpus 2 --disk size=15 --os-variant rhel8.0 --location /var/tmp/RHEL-8.0-20181113.1-ppc64le-dvd1.iso --nographics --extra-args='console=ttyS0'

Starting install...
Retrieving file .treeinfo...                                                                                                                                           | 1.4 kB  00:00:00    
Retrieving file vmlinuz...                                                                                                                                             |  22 MB  00:00:00    
Retrieving file initrd.img...      
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Domain creation completed.
Restarting guest.
Connected to domain demo-guest5
Escape character is ^]
Populating /vdevice methods
Populating /vdevice/vty@30000000
Populating /vdevice/nvram@71000000
Populating /pci@800000020000000
                     00 0800 (D) : 1af4 1000    virtio [ net ]
                     00 1000 (D) : 1b36 000d    serial bus [ usb-xhci ]
                     00 1800 (D) : 1af4 1004    virtio [ scsi ]
Populating /pci@800000020000000/scsi@3
       SCSI: Looking for devices
          100000000000000 CD-ROM   : "QEMU     QEMU CD-ROM      2.5+"
                     00 2000 (D) : 1af4 1003    virtio [ serial ]
                     00 2800 (D) : 1af4 1001    virtio [ block ]
                     00 3000 (D) : 1af4 1002    unknown-legacy-device*
                     00 3800 (D) : 1af4 1005    unknown-legacy-device*
No NVRAM common partition, re-initializing...
Scanning USB 
  XHCI: Initializing
Using default console: /vdevice/vty@30000000

  Welcome to Open Firmware

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  This program and the accompanying materials are made available
  under the terms of the BSD License available at
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Trying to load:  from: /pci@800000020000000/scsi@5 ... 
E3404: Not a bootable device!

E3407: Load failed

  Type 'boot' and press return to continue booting the system.
  Type 'reset-all' and press return to reboot the system.


Ready! 
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Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8

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