Linux Server Booting Fails: "init: Failed to spawn rcS main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory"
Last updated on OCTOBER 25, 2017
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.7 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Linux server failed to boot. I/O errors were observed. Rebooted after using fsck(8) to restore filesystem consistency. Next reboot shows the error "init: Failed to spawn rcS main process: unable to execute: No such file or directory", followed by the filesystem mounting in read-only mode:
Verified if all RPMs are stable running using rpm -Va command:
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