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Oracle Linux: Fail to Boot OS, to Mount Network Storage After Adding Its Entry into /etc/fstab (Doc ID 2505934.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 17, 2024

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


 After configuring to mount network storage(ex. iSCSI/NFS) onto somewhere at the OS boot time by adding its entry into /etc/fstab, OS fails to boot, or the storage is not mounted at the OS boot time although it can be mounted manually after finishing OS boot.

Error message at the OS boot time
[ TIME ] Timed out waiting for device dev-sdb.device.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for /mnt/abc.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for Local File Systems.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for Migrate local... structure to the new structure.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for Mark the need to relabel after reboot.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for Relabel all filesystems, if necessary



 Add network storage, and add its entry onto /etc/fstab, and reboot OS:


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