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How to Confirm Data Backup If OL6 to OL7 Migration Reimage Fails and Boots into the "Dracut Emergency Shell" (Doc ID 2761416.1)

Last updated on MARCH 18, 2021

Applies to:

Big Data Appliance Integrated Software - Version 4.12.0 and later
Linux x86-64


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.

If following the documentation to upgrade the BDA from OL6 to OL7, 10.8.3 Oracle Linux 6 to Oracle Linux 7 Migration Steps,

1. Leads to the reimage booting into the "Dracut Emergency Shell".
2. The steps in, OL6 to OL7 Migration Reimage Step Boots into the Dracut Emergency Shell (Doc ID 2761414.1), were followed

The data backup directory can be confirmed to exist by following the steps below as 'root' user on the affected host.



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