VM with UEFI firmware doesn't boot on host without EPT

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

A VM configured with UEFI (edk2-ovmf) cannot boot on a host with an Intel Core 2 Duo processor.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.x
  • edk2-ovmf firmware
  • Physical CPU without nested paging support

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