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Kernel Panic with "mount: you must specify the filesystem type" During BDA Server Reboot/Powercycle (Doc ID 2120853.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

During a BDA server reboot/powercycle the kernel panics with:

mount: you must specify the filesystem type
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
mount: you must specify the filesystem type

Iracut Warning: Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell" to the kernel command line.
Iracut Warning: Signal caught!
Iracut Warning: Boot has failed. To debug this issue add "rdshell" to the kernel command line.
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
id: 1, comm: init Not tainted 2.6.30-400.264.1.el6uek.x86_64 #1
Call Trace
panic
? enqueue_entity
forget_original_parent
? sched_move_task
exit_notify
do_exit
do_group_exit
sys_exit_group
system_call_fastpath

Rebooting in 60 seconds..

So it is not possible to boot into the server.

Cause

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Symptoms
Cause
Solution
 Options for booting
 Known Issues booting in the rescue image
References


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