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Oracle Linux: Server Boot Failure "dracut: FATAL: FIPS integrity test failed" When FIPS Is Enabled (Doc ID 2511690.1)

Last updated on APRIL 24, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [4.1.12] to Oracle Linux 7.6 [Release OL6U9 to OL7U6]
Oracle Exadata Storage Server Software - Version 12.2.1.1.8 and later
Linux x86-64

Symptoms

As part of the JUL18 QFSDP patch, enabling FIPS results in a boot loop with the following console messages.  Note 'fips=1' in the GRUB kernel line:





Changes

 Upgraded server

Cause

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