Error boot "dracut-initqueue[215] : Could not boot

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adamfingol
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Error boot "dracut-initqueue[215] : Could not boot

Post by adamfingol » 2020/05/29 19:42:47

Hello, I have install a CENTOS 7(32 bits) in a PC. I try virtualize copy this instalation in VirtualBox because this PC do not have internet access.
So i do this steps
1 - Create a image of HDD -> "dd if=/dev/sda of=/mnt/pendrive/sda.bin bs=1024"
2 - Convert image to VDI -> "Vbmanage convertfromraw sda.bin sda.vdi"
2 - Compact VDI -> "VBmanage modifymedium sda.vdi --compact"
3 - Create a Virtual Machine and try run.
In normal boot apresent this error:
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If i run rescue mode, than boot is normaly and recognize the HDD
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Thanks

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Re: Error boot "dracut-initqueue[215] : Could not boot

Post by TrevorH » 2020/05/29 22:16:22

I believe this was asked and answered on IRC. The solution when changing "hardware" like that is to boot the rescue kernel and recreate the initramfs, usually the easiest way to do that is by running yum update and updating to the latest kernel which does that for you, or yum reinstall kernel-3.10.0-$latest if it already had the latest. You can also run dracut -f --kver 3.10.0-$latest.el7.x86_64 but the yum route is usually easiest.
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