Troubleshoot Azure Linux Virtual Machines boot errors

This article lists the common boot errors that you may receive when you start a Linux virtual machine (VM) in Microsoft Azure. For more information about the errors, see the articles in the Boot errors and solutions section.

Boot errors and solutions

Next steps

Troubleshoot a Linux VM by attaching the OS disk to a recovery VM using Azure:

Disk Swap – this can be automated using either:

Disk Swap Video:

If you do not have access to GRUB watch this video and see, how you can easily automate the disk swap procedure to recover your VM

Unofficial solution

Recovery of a VM can also be attempted with the unsupported BETA script ALAR.