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How to Correct syslinux.cfg After Rebooting into the OL6 OS Post the BDA OL6 to OL7 Migration Reboot Step Being Stuck in the Dracut Emergency Shell (Doc ID 2675334.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 09, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.13.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

NOTE: In the examples that follow, user details, cluster names, hostnames, directory paths, filenames, etc. represent a fictitious sample (and are used to provide an illustrative example only). Any similarity to actual persons, or entities, living or dead, is purely coincidental and not intended in any manner.

When following, Confirming the State of the OL6 OS After Rebooting into that OS Post the BDA OL6 to OL7 Migration Reboot Step Being Stuck in the Dracut Emergency Shell (Doc ID 2761414.1), if syslinux.cfg is found to reference an incorrect USB root partition the steps here show how to correct that.

Solution

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Goal
Solution
 Background
 Steps to Correct syslinux.cfg
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