Fail reboot due to Cold plug devices

Stopping cold plug devices [fail]
The disk drive for / is not ready yet or not present.
keys: Continue to wait, or Press S to skip mounting or M for manual recovery

When I reboot the Linode, it shows this problem. How can I do?

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Typically this error arises when there are some inconsistencies with distribution packages and dependencies.

To resolve this, you'll first need to boot into Rescue Mode, following these instructions:

Once in Rescue Mode, run the commands below:

# Mount the root disk
mount -o exec,barrier=0 /dev/sda /media/sda

# Mount the temporary filesystems
cd /media/sda
mount -t proc proc proc/
mount -t sysfs sys sys/
mount -o bind /dev dev/
mount -t devpts pts dev/pts/

# Chroot into your disk
chroot /media/sda /bin/bash

# Configure all unconfigured packages
dpkg --configure -a

After you're finished, boot back into your regular configuration by rebooting your Linode, and the issue should (hopefully) be resolved!


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