SLE12 Boot exits to dracut emergency shell
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[ OK ] Started Show Plymouth Boot Screen.If allowed to wait for up to five minutes, the hang condition will change to an emergency shell with something similar to:
[ OK ] Reached target Paths.
[ OK ] Reached target Basic System.
[ 6.990557] sd 30:0:0:0: [sda] Assuming drive cache: write through
Starting Dracut Emergency Shell...Running the "journalctl" command reveals the following errors:
Warning: /dev/sdb1 does not exist
[ 199.368656] end_request: I/O error, dev fd0, sector 0
Entering emergency mode. Exit the shell to continue.
dracut-initqueue: Warning: Count not boot.Tailing the "/run/initramfs/rdsosreport.txt" yields the same dracut-initqueue errors.
dracut-initqueue: Warning: /dev/sdb1 does not exist
The /etc/default/grub contains the following line:
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=" root=/dev/sdb1 resume=/dev/sda1 splash=silent quiet showopts"
2. Mount the root device to /mnt
3. Mount the boot device to /mnt/boot (# Many times the root and boot devices are the same)
4. Bind the rescue system's proc, sys and dev to /mnt. For example,
# for i in proc sys dev; do mount --rbind /$i /mnt/$i; done
5. Chroot to /mnt
# chroot /mnt
6. Edit the /etc/default/grub file and remove or set a correct root= path in the GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT variable.
7. Save /etc/default/grub
8. Run grub2-mkconfig -o /boot/grub2/grub.cfg.
9. Reboot the server normally.
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- Creation Date: 09-Mar-2015
- Modified Date:03-Mar-2020
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