How to Rebuild initramfs-<version>.el6uek.x86_64.img on a BDA OL6 Node Only Able to Boot into Rescue Mode.

(Doc ID 2392545.1)

Last updated on MAY 04, 2018

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.5.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

How to rebuild initramfs-<version>.el6uek.x86_64.img on a BDA OL6 node only able to boot into rescue mode.

This may be necessary as per the scenario detailed in: A BDA OL6 Server Can Only Boot into Rescue Mode Where initramfs-<version>.el6uek.x86_64.img Has A Much Smaller Size Than on Cluster Nodes Booting into the OS (Doc ID 2392544.1).

For reference see: How to Rebuild the Initial Ramdisk Image in Oracle Linux 5 or Oracle Linux 6? (Doc ID 1573625.1).

 

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