Chapter 5 Known Issues

Table of Contents

5.1 Installation, Upgrade, and Boot Issues
5.1.1 Graphical installer allows users to edit kickstart settings
5.1.2 FCoE boot fails on HPE servers with HPE FlexFabric adapters
5.1.3 Installation on an iSCSI disk
5.1.4 Information about installation on an HPE 3PAR TPVV
5.1.5 Installation fails on Aura7 NVMe device
5.1.6 Upgrade fails if open files limit is too low and rpm-plugin-systemd-inhibit is installed
5.1.7 Incompatible libpmemobj++-devel package version in ol7_optional_latest repository causes dependency issue during an upgrade
5.1.8 32-bit RDMA packages are installed when upgrading a system that has rdma-core installed
5.1.9 microcode_ctl failed early load check for "intel-06-4f-01"
5.2 Package Conflicts
5.2.1 PackageKit.i686 and PackageKit.x86_64
5.3 Automatic Bug Reporting Tool
5.4 File Systems Issues
5.4.1 BTRFS: Version of btrfs-progs utility on Oracle Linux 7 Update 7 ISO does not support zstd file compression property
5.4.2 XFS: No support for reflink feature in RHCK
5.4.3 XFS: No support for real-time devices in RHCK
5.5 Snapshots of KVM guests using UEFI fail and are unsupported
5.6 KVM guests with LSI MegaRAID SAS ISCSI controller limited to 7 virtual disks
5.7 grubby fatal error during kernel upgrade when /boot is on a BTRFS subvolume
5.8 Hebrew LaTeX fonts
5.9 InfiniBand Issues
5.9.1 Kdump might fail due to an incorrect InfiniBand Adapter M3 Firmware version
5.9.2 Disabling an InfiniBand CA port generates warnings
5.10 Database installation and operation fails if RemoveIPC=yes is configured for systemd
5.11 Uninstalling libpcap can result in the removal of a large number of libvirt packages
5.12 Unable to create Oracle Linux 7 LXC containers on NFS
5.13 Support for Oracle Linux 7 guests on Oracle VM and Xen
5.14 Hyper-V related services fail to start on Oracle Linux 7 guest with UEK R4 kernel under Windows Hyper-V Server
5.15 Network Issues
5.15.1 Geneve network driver support not available in UEK releases prior to UEK R5
5.15.2 NetworkManager fails to respond to IPv6 addresses on low priority networks with DHCP on UEK R4
5.15.3 Network connection icon reports incorrect state for interfaces
5.16 Power button defaults to ACPI Suspend
5.17 Unable to customize guest name during installation with Virtual Machine Manager

This chapter describes the known issues for Oracle Linux 7 Update 7.

Note that additional issues that are specific to the kernel you are using might also be present. If you are using the default UEK R5U2 kernel, see Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel: Release Notes for Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Release 5 Update 2. If you are using an alternate UEK release, refer to the release notes for the appropriate kernel version in Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel Documentation