Oracle Linux: Removing Storage Device From Oracle Linux 7 Guest On VMware Leads To Boot Message: "Welcome to emergency mode!"

(Doc ID 2379627.1)

Last updated on MARCH 29, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.1 to Oracle Linux 7.4 [Release OL7U1 to OL7U4]
Linux x86
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

Removing one or more disks from an Oracle Linux 7 guest on VMware leads to entering emergency mode when booted:

 

Changes

 One or more disks were removed.

Cause

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