Oracle Linux 6 server take a long time to read the initramfs image (Doc ID 2158356.1)

Last updated on JULY 07, 2016

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.5 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After the grub menu prompt, it takes a long time to load the initramfs image, here's an example taken from virtual machine:

Changes

The issue may happen after a kernel upgrade, or recreating a new initramfs image. 

Cause

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