A 'dracut -f' Command with the --add-drivers Parameter Fails with " dracut : failed to install module XXX " and a System Broadcast Message (Doc ID 2102999.1)

Last updated on APRIL 25, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle VM - Version 3.0.1 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

 On Oracle Linux and Oracle VM, when attempting to add e.g. the netfront and blkfront modules to the initramfs configuration using e.g. :

 

Cause

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