Oracle Linux Server Shuts Down Unexpectedly then Fails to Boot with No Apparent Error
(Doc ID 2757290.1)
Last updated on MARCH 03, 2021
Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 6.0 and later Linux x86-64 Linux x86
An Oracle Linux (OL) server shuts down unexpectedly then subsequently fails to boot. Repeated attempts to boot the system denote services/units initially start, however stop just after reaching target Local File Systems before the system is halted. No obvious errors, service/unit failures are reported for either the unexpected shutdown or boot failure.
In this instance, the following boot-time system console messages boot time were observed on an OL7 system:
No seemingly relevant changes occurred before the unexpected system shutdown and subsequent failure to boot.
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