vmware to kvm convert initramfs failed boot redhat7 or centos7 (solved)

Mario Hosse

Well-Known Member
Oct 25, 2017
For your help:
When you convert a vm with redhat7 or centos7 and it failed boot with
"dracut-initqueue timeout", rootfs, swapfs not found, then the reason is, the modules for "virtio_scsi" are not found and are not installed.

Before you convert the machine do:
dracut --add-drivers "virtio_balloon virtio_ring virtio_input virtio_pci virtio virtio_blk virtio_net virtio_scsi" --force

Thanks for your work!


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