OCI : OL6 to OL7 Upgrade Of Instances Using UEFI Fails During Pre-check
(Doc ID 2629708.1)
Last updated on APRIL 13, 2021
Applies to:Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud
As part of the upgrade process from Oracle Linux 6 to Oracle Linux 7, the pre-check process fails with the following message:
Rule ID xccdf_preupg_rule_system_uefi_check
Time : 2020-01-01 00:00:00
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Description The module checks for EFI and it forbids an in-place upgrade when the EFI boot loader is present.
preupg.risk.EXTREME: The EFI boot loader was detected. An in-place upgrade is not possible.
Remediation description: Systems using the EFI boot loader cannot be in-place upgraded now.
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