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OCI: System Migrated With 3rd Party Tool Does Not Boot After Updates and Goes to "grub>" Prompt (Doc ID 2856893.1)

Last updated on MARCH 25, 2022

Applies to:

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

Symptoms

Oracle Linux 7 system migrated from AWS to OCI using a third party migration tool (Rackware)

After a successful initial boot, the OS is updated with "yum update"

Rebooting after the updates results in a non-booting system. Console shows "grub>" prompt during initial boot process.

Issue is reproducible every time.

Cause

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