[RFE] IPI Baremetal Nested virtualization using libvirt cpu mode="host-passthrough"

Solution In Progress - Updated -


  • OpenShift 4 (OCP)
    • IPI Installation Baremetal Nested virtualization


  • The bootstrap machine it is created using the libvirt cpu mode="host-passthrough", this cannot work in case of nested virtualization for the provisioning node.


  • The issue is being tracked in RFE-1752
  • A quick workaround is to set the cpu model to "host-model" into the boostrap libvirt domain, then restart the machine

Root Cause

Please refer to the Jira RFE-1752 which tracks this RFE request.

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