Root LV is not getting activated on boot and system drops to dracut shell with error "Warning: /dev/mapper/ol-root not found"
(Doc ID 2324527.1)
Last updated on JANUARY 16, 2021
Applies to:Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
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Current OS and kernel: Oracle Linux 7.4 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel
Oracle Linux 7 - failure to boot after patching.
Server: Dell R730 (1TB RAM)
booting to internal Raid 1 HD with plenty of empty space.
The system is not see the default "ol-root" LVM partition in order to boot off of it.
Server should able to boot after patching.
Server was upgraded from OL 7.3 to OL 7.4 and also upgraded kernel to 4.1.12-94.3.9.el7uek.x86_64.
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