Rebuild initramfs to Switch Linux OS Bootup from Single-Path Device to Multi-Path Device (Doc ID 2198137.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 21, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle VM - Version 3.4.1 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Goal

Oracle Linux & Oracle VM Server can be installed to a multipathed disk attached to a Fibre Channel adapter.

If Oracle Linux is installed on a single path:

you can rebuild the initramfs image file to mount root and boot up from multipath devices.

 

Solution

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