How to prevent RHV host entering emergency mode after upgrade from RHV 4.4 GA

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  • According to BZ#1837864, RHV 4.4.1 host, once upgraded to 4.4.2 will not boot and go into emergency mode. What can be done to prevent this and have a smooth upgrade?
  • After upgrading from RHV 4.4 GA, the host went into emergency mode and won't boot.
  • A host was rebooted and would not boot.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization 4.4 GA (4.4.1)
  • Multipath setup on RHV Hosts for local boot devices

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