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OL: Server Hangs with Blinking Cursor after Choosing a Kernel from Grub (Doc ID 2807601.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 17, 2021

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86-64


When booting a Linux server, and selecting a kernel to boot from in the grub menu or using default kernel, a blinking cursor appears in the top left corner, and will not continue to boot the Server.


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