OL7: Boot Fails with "dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: dracut initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts"

(Doc ID 2416522.1)

Last updated on JULY 09, 2018

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.0 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

System failed to startup and stuck on below messages:

 

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: dracut initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: dracut initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: dracut initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: dracut initqueue timeout - starting timeout scripts

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: Could not boot.

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: /dev/mapper/root_vg-root_vol does not exist.

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: /dev/ol/root does not exist.

dracut-initqueue[286]: Warning: /dev/ol/swap does not exist.

Starting Dracut Emergency Shell.....

 

Changes

Volume group was renamed from 'ol' to 'root_vg', logical volume was renamed from 'root' to 'root_vol'.

Cause

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