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Oracle Linux 7 UEK5: Boot Failure After Kernel Upgrade to 4.14.35-2047.508.X: "dracut-initqueue[XXX]: Warning: /dev/disk/by-uuid/XXXX-XXXX-XXXX-XXXX does not exist" (Doc ID 2831042.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 10, 2022

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 7.9 with Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel [5.4.17] and later
Linux x86-64
Linux AArch64

Symptoms


The kernel of an Oracle Linux 7 (OL7) UEK5 system is updated from version 4.14.35-2025.402.2.1.el7uek.x86_64 to 4.14.35-2047.508.3.1.el7uek.x86_64

When booting the newer kernel, the system fails to boot - a message, such as the following, is displayed to the system console:
 

Changes

 An Oracle Linux 7 system was recently updated to kernel version 4.14.35-2047.508.3.1.el7uek.x86_64

Cause

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