Unable to bring CPU to online state of Red Hat Enterprise Linux VMware guest.

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • CPU count is not showing correct.
  • At the time of machine is booting up, the cpus are not coming to online state. It's generating an error below:
 smpboot: do_boot_cpu failed(-1) to wakeup CPU#X

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • VMware® Guest

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