During System Boot The Udev Service Hangs And After A While Fails With "Starting Udev: Wait Timeout. Will Continue in the background"
Last updated on JANUARY 19, 2016
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.11 and later
- On Oracle Linux 5, when booting using the Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel, booting stops for a while when starting the udev process, and then fails with the following kind of error message :
Starting udev: Wait timeout. Will continue in the background. [FAILED]
- Besides the obvious delay in the boot time, no other issues are being witnessed.
- The udev version installed is older or equal to the following one :
$ rpm -qa udev
- Server is connected to EMC VMAX the storage
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