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Oracle Linux Fails to boot with Error: "/etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit: cannot execute binary file init: rcS main process (2120) terminated with status 126" (Doc ID 2194787.1)

Last updated on MARCH 16, 2023

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 5.0 to Oracle Linux 7.2 [Release OL5 to OL7U2]
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Linux x86
Linux x86-64


Oracle Linux does not boot and fails with error during boot process:


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