My Oracle Support Banner

OCI-C - Instance Fails to Boot Post Patching For L1TF Vulnerability (Doc ID 2448058.1)

Last updated on MAY 13, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Compute Cloud Service - Version N/A to N/A
Oracle Linux Cloud Service - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Post patching the instance for L1TF vulnerability , the instance fails to boot with the following console logs:

[ 63.999657] dracut Warning: LVM vg_main/lv_swap not found
[ 64.004673] dracut Warning: LVM vg_main/lv_root not found

[ 64.010527] dracut Warning: Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell" to the kernel command line.

[ 64.020831] dracut Warning: Signal caught!
[ 64.026931] dracut Warning: LVM vg_main/lv_swap not found
[ 64.031866] dracut Warning: LVM vg_main/lv_root not found

[ 64.036223] dracut Warning: Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell" to the kernel command line.
[ 64.041811] Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode=0x00000100
[ 64.041811]
[ 64.042723] CPU: 3 PID: 1 Comm: init Not tainted 4.1.12-124.18.5.el6uek.x86_64 #2
[ 64.042723] Hardware name: Xen HVM domU, BIOS 4.3.1OVM 07/26/2016
[ 64.042723] 0000000000000000 ffff88076d417df8 ffffffff816e839c ffffffff819d4700
[ 64.042723] ffff88076d417ec8 ffff88076d417e78 ffffffff816e62d3 ffff88076d418000
[ 64.042723] ffffffff00000010 ffff88076d417e88 ffff88076d417e28 ffffffff81b70880
[ 64.042723] Call Trace:
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff816e839c>] dump_stack+0x63/0x81
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff816e62d3>] panic+0xcb/0x21b
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff810892ed>] do_exit+0xa8d/0xa90
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff8106e78c>] ? __do_page_fault+0x1cc/0x480
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff816f647a>] ? page_fault+0xda/0x120
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff81089385>] do_group_exit+0x45/0xb0
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff81089404>] SyS_exit_group+0x14/0x20
[ 64.042723] [<ffffffff816f0d5e>] system_call_fastpath+0x18/0xd7
[ 64.042723] Kernel Offset: disabled

 

 

Changes

 Patched the instance for L1TF vulnerability.

Cause

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!


In this Document
Symptoms
Changes
Cause
Solution
References


My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.