Exalytics Bare Metal Server will not Boot After Re-image to Release 184.108.40.206 - "Boot Failure - dracut Warning: Boot has failed ... Kernel panic - not syncing..."
Last updated on AUGUST 28, 2017
Applies to:Oracle Exalytics Software - Version 220.127.116.11.0 and later
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.6 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [2.6.39] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Upgraded Exalytics X3-4 server from Exalytics Patchset (PS)4 to R18.104.22.168 via re-image. After reboot, the system is displaying the following message and does not boot:
Re-image of Exalytics server from PS4 and Linux 5, to Release 22.214.171.124 and Linux 6.6, by following steps in Section 4 of Fusion Middleware Oracle Exalytics In-Memory Machine Installation and Administration Guide for Linux.
In the upgrade document, it recommends setting "SELINUX=disabled" in the /etc/selinux/config file.
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