Virtual Machine disk serial number changed after upgrading to RHV 4.4

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  • Openshfit Container Storage Virtual Machines fail to start after upgrading RHV to 4.4
  • The /dev/disk/by-id/ links inside the Virtual Machine changed
  • Disk serial was previously truncated inside the Guest when running on RHV 4.3/RHEL7, now after upgrading to RHV 4.4/RHEL8 the serial is exposed in full.


  • Red Hat Virtualization 4.4
    • Virtio-SCSI Virtual Disks

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