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Oracle VM: UNABLE TO BOOT FRESHLY INSTALLED OVS 3.3.3 ON UCS B200 M4 with the ERROR `dracut Warning: Boot has failed` (Doc ID 2057105.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 04, 2018

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.3.3 and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Newly installed Oracle VM 3.3.3 Server does not boot after installation.

Setup:

H/W: UCS B200 M4
RAID MODEL: UCSB-MRAID12G
RAID LEVEL: 1
DISK: INTEL SSDSC2BB120G4
Oracle VM Release: 3.3.3

 Visible call trace while booting:

dracut Warning: Boot has failed
...
...
dracut Warning: Signal Caught!
...
...
Kernel Panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! exitcode 0x00000100
...
...
panic+0xc4/0x1e4
? __perf_cgroup_move+0xc/0x28
find_new_reaper+0x17c/0x100
forget_original_parent+0x45/0x1d0
? perf_cgroup_switch+0x190/0x190
exit_notify+0x17/0x140
do_exit+0x223/0x490
do_group_exit+0x55/0xd0
sys_exit_group+0x17/0x20
system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b

And screenshot:

Cause

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