Exadata DB Node failing to boot with kernel panic after taking a Snapshot-based Backup

(Doc ID 1536739.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 13, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.1 and later
Linux x86-64
Linux x86


The Exadata DB node goes into kernel panic and reboots in a cycle.

The last message prior to rebooting from the ilom console session is kernel panic with mounting /dev/root failed like:


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