OS Bootup on Exadata hangs after GRUB screen, but GUI hostconsole does not show error or accept entry (Doc ID 2003016.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2015

Applies to:

Exadata X3-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X4-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata Database Machine X2-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Exadata X5-2 Hardware - Version All Versions and later
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 11.2.3.2.2 to 12.1.2.1.1 [Release 11.2 to 12.1]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

OS Bootup on Exadata hangs after GRUB screen, but GUI hostconsole does not show error or accept keyboard entry.

This hang occurs on bootup between grub image selection and OS available for login. 

 

Changes

The system shutdown either on command or node crash and reboot.

Cause

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