Oracle Linux Server with UEK3 Kernel Fails To Boot Up With Message "Tainted Kernel 3.8.13-44.1.1.el6uek.x86_64 #2" on HP ProLiantDL560 Gen8 (Doc ID 1981276.1)

Last updated on APRIL 19, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

When HP ProLiantDL560 Gen8 servers are booted into the UEK 3 Kernel, such as3.8.13-44.1.1.el6uek.x86_64, they can intermittently stall and fail to boot with errors such as the following:

 

However, when using the Red Hat Compatible Kernel (RHCK) they boot successfully

Cause

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