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SCV cannot boot due to Dependency failed for /opt

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Applies to

  • SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere (SCV) 4.3 or later
  • NetApp Data Broker (NDB)


  • Within VM Console via vSphere Client, SCV virtual appliance fails to boot to login prompt:

Booting NetApp Data Broker virtual appliance ... Pleae wait...

Booting SnapCenter Plug-in for VMware vSphere virtual appliance... Please wait...

  • Upon pressing Alt+F2, the console displays messages:

[ TIME ] Timed out waiting for device <DEVICE>
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for /opt.
[DEPEND] Dependency failed for File System <FILESYSTEM>

You are in emergency mode. After logging in, type "journalctl -xb" to view
system logs, "systemctl reboot" to reboot, "systemctl default" or ^D to
try again to boot into default mode.

Cannot open access to console, the root account is locked.
See sulogin(8) man page for more details.

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