Open vSwitch reports "cannot open VFIO container error 13 (Permission denied)" after system boot in Red Hat OpenStack Platform

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Issue

Open vSwitch reports "cannot open VFIO container error 13 (Permission denied)" after system boot in Red Hat OpenStack Platform. A manual restart of Open vSwitch fixes the issue.

From /var/log/openvswitch/ovs-vswitchd.log:

2019-02-01T22:32:00.982Z|00013|dpdk|INFO|EAL: Probing VFIO support...
2019-02-01T22:32:00.982Z|00014|dpdk|ERR|EAL:   cannot open VFIO container, error 13 (Permission denied)

Environment

Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 13
Open vSwitch 2.9

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