UEK4 "Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception" occured when aacraid adapter is getting initialized during the server bootup time (Doc ID 2282080.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 01, 2017

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] to Oracle Linux 7.3 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kerne [4.1.12] [Release OL6U7 to OL7U3]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

While trying to boot using the UEK4 kernel, the server failed to bootup with  the "Kernel panic - not syncing: Fatal exception". This happens when the aacraid adapter is getting initialized during the server bootup time. This issue is not seen with Redhat compatible kernel or UEK3.

Console Logs:

 

Cause

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