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Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - CentOS 7 Slow To Start After Yum Update (dracut) (Doc ID 2605733.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 14, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A to N/A [Release 1.0]
Linux x86-64


After creating  a CentOS 7 instance on OCI and ran the yum update the entire OS included the dracut rpm's were updated. 

After a reboot the instance tooks 15 minutes to be functional again.

Console logs shows the following errors:

[ 7.874058] IPv6: ADDRCONF(NETDEV_CHANGE): ens3: link becomes ready
[ 7.937252] dracut-initqueue[681]: RTNETLINK answers: File exists
[ 8.473865] dracut-initqueue[681]: RTNETLINK answers: Invalid argument
[ 8.474876] dracut-initqueue[681]: Error: any valid prefix is expected rather than "".
Stopping Open-iSCSI...
[ OK ] Stopped Open-iSCSI.
Starting Open-iSCSI...
[ OK ] Started Open-iSCSI.
Starting Login iSCSI Target
[ 12.402754] scsi host3: iSCSI Initiator over TCP/IP
[ 684.462871] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 716.465601] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 748.468244] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 780.470949] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 812.473597] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 844.476382] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 876.479112] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[ 908.482540] connection1:0: detected conn error (1020)
[FAILED] Failed to start Login iSCSI Target
See 'systemctl status "iscsistart_169.2...acle.boot:uefi.service"' for details.
[ OK ] Started dracut initqueue hook.
[ OK ] Reached target Remote File Systems (Pre).
[ OK ] Reached target Remote File Systems.
Starting dracut pre-mount hook...
[ OK ] Started dracut pre-mount hook.
Mounting /sysroot...



Update was done on the instance :


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