Pod fails to start with 'standard_init_linux.go:210: exec user process caused "exec format error"' in OpenShift 4

Solution In Progress - Updated -


A pod fails to start with the following error:

# oc get pods
NAME                                      READY   STATUS             RESTARTS   AGE
<pod-name>                                0/1     CrashLoopBackOff   1          22s

# oc logs <pod-name>
standard_init_linux.go:210: exec user process caused "exec format error"


  • OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.x
  • IBM Power9

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