“noapic” in the kickstart configuration will stop booting up the X5-8 Server from PXEBOOT - "Kernel Panic - Not Syncing: X2apic: Enabled By BIOS" (Doc ID 2134129.1)

Last updated on MAY 17, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Unable to boot up Oracle X5-8 Linux server with PXEBOOT configuration, it fails with the following message "Kernel panic - not syncing: x2apic: enabled by BIOS but kernel init failed."

- kickstart config file

 

Cause

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