Oralce Linux 7.x: Upgrade Of Microcode_ctl Causes System Hung (Doc ID 2271275.1)

Last updated on JUNE 17, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.2 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [3.8.13] and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

The server hangs during yum update command during the installation of the microcode_ctl package and comes to the grub prompt with no  kernels available for boot.

Cause

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