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Facing Issue With Linux Instance Booting (Doc ID 2706301.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 11, 2020

Applies to:

Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86-64 on Oracle Public Cloud

Symptoms

OCI Oracle Linux instance fails to boot. Serial console connection shows an EFI boot error:

Registered SAN device 0x80
Attempting to find EFI firmware
Some failures here are expected
\EFI\Microsoft\Boot\bootmgfw.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\redhat\grub.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\ubuntu\grubx64.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\centos\grubx64.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\SuSE\elilo.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\ORACLE\grubx64.efi
Booting from SAN device 0x80
Boot from SAN device 0x80 failed: Error 0x7f22208e (http://ipxe.org/7f22208e)
\EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI
Booting from SAN device 0x80
System BootOrder not found. Initializing defaults.
Creating boot entry "Boot0001" with label "Oracle Linux" for file "\EFI\redhat\shimx64.efi"

Creating a new instance with the same (or a copy of this) boot volume and a different IP address allows a successful boot

Changes

 No changes in the instance prior to the boot issue.

Cause

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