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Ubuntu Kernel panic when installing compiled kernel, not present when installing kernel from .deb

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS on a Dell Inc. Precision T3610/09M8Y8 and my linux version is 5.8.0-44-generic. I have been successfully compiling and installing the Linux net-next kernel for a few ...
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end Kernel panic - not syncing

Few days ago, after I did an apt upgrade, I got something like this in the log, multiple times Error 24 : Write error : cannot write compressed block E: mkinitramfs failure cpio 141 lz4 -9 -I 24 ...
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Kernel Panicking saying that it can't mount root file system

I'm doing linux from scratch, I'm getting this kernel error. My root is on /dev/vdb2. Here is my grub.cfg. I'm using UEFI boot on a virtual machine. Here is my kernel configuration. I have enabled ...
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kenel panic not synching fatal exception

my oracle linux worked well until today that kernel panic occured but when i moved vm to hpe server gen 7 dl580 that work fine. my oracle linux first worked in hpe gen 9 dl380 here is detail about my ...
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Cannot boot from grub / initramfs to desktop in linux mint

Recently I had to download some files for my uni coursework on Docker. I think they were temporarily installed on /var/ and I had to create some syslinks to enable me to have the space to install it. ...
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Finetuning kernel for high swap environment

I own an 8GB RAM Dell XPS13 9343; the amount of RAM is the biggest pain of this computer, it's soldered on mainboard. Despite the CPU supporting more RAM, even resoldering bigger ones with firmware ...
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Is it possible to find the line of the binary that caused a Kernel OOPS?

I'm looking at the vmcore dump. I'm looking for the line of code in the "Command" that trigged the Kernel OOPs. In the below example, in the crash utility output of of vmcore, you can see ...
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Kernel Panic due to root partition on SSD not found

I am building an LFS and I use this .config for building the kernel. I have a HDD and SSD(ADATA 8200 PRO) and this LFS resides on a SSD partition. When I boot with parameters ro root=UUID=675d8907-...
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Kernel Panic on Debian Buster with 128 MB of memory

When running Debian Buster 10 with 128 MB of memory get a Kernel Panic. However it works fine on 256 MB of memory. The output lines are: ? initrd_load+Ox5e/Ox5e ksys_write+Ox57/0xdO write+Ox29/0x5a ...
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What is rootfs and how to create it from scratch?

I'm new to embedded linux and recently I compiled u-boot and linux kernel for stm32H7 (32bit cortex m7 without MMU/Virtual-memory) and successfully started the kernel but the kernel panics and says ...
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Help me find my Debian Linux IRQ Kernel Panic Trace problem

I have been having kernel panic traces crashing my media server. Nothing is running or installed outside the normal Debian packages and nothing that would have anything to do with the kernel. It runs ...
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Kernel Panic on reboot

I manage a RHEL 8.2 server hosted in Azure and whenever I reboot the server, it goes to Kernel Panic. I am getting the below error message. Starting Reboot... [1892395.172835] printk: ...
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Linux kernel.panic not working as expected

For the last 2 months I'v been investigating a problem related to some unexpected "freezes" of my Ubuntu VPS. Somehow my VPS stops working entering an uncontrolled state, which can only be ...
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reproducing syzbot crashes

I am trying to reproduce a certain kernel panic reported by syzbot. I am doing this for the first time, hence please excuse my lack of knowledge. I am using the reproducer generated by syzbot, and I ...
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What could prevent a reboot after a kernel panic?

I am running Debian on a HummingBoard, for domotics purposes. From time to time, the system crashes, with a kernel panic message displayed on the monitor if one is plugged in. In order to improve ...
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What causes 'kernel panic' in Kali Linux running on VMware Workstation Player?

I installed Kali Linux 2020.2 as a virtual machine in VMware Workstation Player on Windows 10 Home as the host. uname -mrsvo : Linux 5.5.0-kali2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 5.5.17-1kali1 (2020-04-21) x86_64 ...
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LiveCD iso boot into VMWare Kernel Panic

I'm trying to boot theiso for hacking: the art of exploitation into VMWare Workstation and for whatever reason it's not working. I know other people have had this problem as there's a stack overflow ...
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5.4.42 kernel DSA networking kernel crash

On OpenWRT 5.4.42 kernel on an imx6, I'm seeing a kernel crash when loading builtin modules of igb driver and mv88e6xxx driver over PCI bus. I've searched for the messages in the kernel code and ...
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My custom built minimal kernel linux won't boot with the error "Kernel Panic - not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(8,1)

Sorry about the noob question. I just built the cross compiler, created the filesystem hierarchy, compiled the kernel and BusyBox and put it on a USB and installed GRUB. When I boot it, I get this: ...
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macOSx / what is the kernel variable os_refcnt counting and what might be causing it to overflow?

Trying to figure out why running some software that I am developing causes my Mac to do a panic restart every 16 h or so always with an "os_refcnt" kernel variable overflow when running tcsh scripts. ...
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Mounting UUID=xxx on /sysroot failed: No Such device - Occurs after linux kernel install

After attempting to install a built kernel and rebooting I am receiving the error: mount: mounting UUID=59c56381-e5ec-4a8b-8c2e-f9c6a66d524c on /sysroot failed: No such device Why is this ...
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System is deadlocked on memory

I've upgraded my kernel on LinuxLite 4.8 from 4.15.0-74-generic to 5.4.30 (unpatched) using the commands: sudo cp /boot/config-$(uname -r) .config sudo make menuconfig sudo make sudo make ...
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End kernel panic - not syncing (amd-vi completion wait loop time out)

Any help is greatly appreciated! Edit: also forgot to include that launching on my Windows SSD boots perfectly. And the odd time it will launch with hanging at the Mint logo (not sure how to ...
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Unable to mount root filesystem on RPi image boot under QEMU

I am trying to boot HypriotOS (https://github.com/hypriot/image-builder-rpi/releases/) RPi images from QEMU I am using the kernels from https://github.com/dhruvvyas90/qemu-rpi-kernel and preparing ...
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Cant access as single user mode - what can we do to recover Linux machine

since our production server not startup ( very important server - Rhel 7.2 ) we try to access as single user mode according to the link - https://www.tecmint.com/boot-into-single-user-mode-in-centos-...
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Bad RIP value: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Suddenly facing kernel panic, not sure what I could've done. Perhaps a forceful shutdown? This is Tails OS booting off of a USB drive. It contains crucial data, at minimum I would like to recover it. ...
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What does this linux kernel panic message: sysfs: cannot create duplicate filename mean?

[1.503917] NET: Registered protocol family 17 [ 1.504612] libphy: mdiobus_find: mii bus [igb_enet_mii_bus] found 1.504711] sysfs: cannot create duplicate filename '/kernel/marvell/...
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Kali Linux image checksum is not valid and fails on boot

Hello World. Don't know if this is the best place to post this, so if it's off-topic, please let me know. I've got a raspberry pi 4 model B, and I want to install Kali Linux on it. I've also got a ...
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Kernel Panic not showing up?

I'm writing a kernel module and I was hoping to get the beautiful Kernel Panic screen with all the details when I call panic(), but my machine just freezes without displaying anything. I know kpanic ...
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Linux Kernel.org misleading about kernel panic

I always have /proc/sys/kernel/panic set up to 0. Looking at description of this option in kernel.org we can see: panic: The value in this file represents the number of seconds the kernel ...
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Kernel Bug : unable to handle kernel paging request at ffffffff81e00520

I am trying to replace system call __NR_rmdir in Kernel version 4.15.0-74-generic in Ubuntu 16.04 64bit but it gives following error. The following code is working fine with Linux kernel version 2.6....
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Unable to mount root fs

I get kernel panic from my freshly compiled linux kernel booting from USB key (like here Unable to mount root fs) 1. error : unable to mount root fs on unknown-block(0,0) 2. kernel version : 5....
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Make Linux reboot when it runs out of PID

I want to configure a headless server to automatically reboot under catastrophic circumstances. Right now I have configured to make it panic when running out of RAM, and reboot automatically on kernel ...
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Kernel space memory deallocation freezes kernel

I am writing a kernel module. Reads bytes from user space and writes back. static ssize_t dev_read(struct file *filep, char *buffer, size_t len, loff_t *offset) { Node *msg; int error_count =...
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Debian 10 with xfce freezes often without any trace

I recently installed Debian 10 on my computer. I am using xfce as desktop environment with it. Ever since it freezes often, without prior warning and without any traces in logs. I checked the /var/...
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System crashes after hibernation

OS: Bedrock Linux (basically Gentoo w/ AUR packages, I have had the same problem before hijacking the install) Kernel: Tried 5.3.{0,1,2}-gentoo Swap/FS info: LUKS volume on Btrfs, using swap file. ...
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Is there a way to automatically restore system files from lost+found

I am running Debian Buster, and out of nowhere the file system of the root partition got corrupted. I wasn't doing anything out of the ordinary, just surfing the net basically, and at some point i ...
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initramfs unpacking failed: uncompession error (debian 10) [closed]

I've use debian 8-9-10 in my old Lenovo Idepan 310 without any probelem since 3 years ago, previously I also use Debian 8 in my two asus laptops without problems. Today is my first time seeing ...
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Fresh Gentoo Installation - Kernel Panic

I recently installed Gentoo on my Toshiba Tecra A50-A-151. Unfortunately, I am getting a kernel panic when it boots. I followed the Gentoo wiki handbook (https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Handbook:AMD64/...
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Early User Space Init Not found

I have been compiling a kernel for my Android device and there is this problem that I have encountered. I have ported the kernel from v3.10.108 to 3.18. I have got the kernel to last part and solved ...
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Cannot boot to fedora 29 - Bad RIP Value

I tried to install GFORTRAN_7 on f29 since I needed libfortran.so.4 for a program. What I did I've found the rmp file (libgfortran4-7.3.1-alt9.x86_64.rpm), downloaded it and tried to install it. I ...
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I have some problem with kernel building in ubuntu

I have a problem while building kernel in ubuntu. First, I installed linux-source package and unzipped source code. I copied config from /boot/config-[Version]-generic to [source code dir]/.config ...
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How to cause kernel panic by deleting a device driver (module)?

Is it possible to cause kernel panic by removing a device driver and then making a system call that uses that driver so that kernel goes in panic?
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AMD-VI: completion wait loop after a failed install of Arch Linux on a blank SSD

Update 2019-05-21 19:37 EST: My motherboard is on the latest BIOS available, released 2019-03-06, but still has the install problems described below. Update: I burned the Arch ISO to a CD then tried ...
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Kernel panic after changing CPU and motherboard

I replaced my Gigabyte GA-Z170M-D3H with a MSI B450 Tomahawk. I replaced my Intel Core i7-6700 with an AMD Ryzen 5. I have Debian 9.x on an SSD. I forget the exact version number of the operating ...
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Random kernel panics with no obvious culprit

A while ago, I repurposed my old desktop computer into a debian server, and it was able to run flawlessly for half a year. But then I decided to move the machine somewhere with a better Internet ...
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from Grub to initramfs to end kernel panic - surface 3

I installed lubuntu on my surface 3 and after updating it and restarting, it took me to grub so I did the following commands: grub> set root=(hd1,msdos1) grub> linux /vmlinuz(version no.) grub&...
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“Forcing” a kernel panic from the terminal on Linux

I'm using Solus 4.0 (in a VM) and trying to make screenshots of "typical" kernel panic output ("BSOD"). The init system in Solus is systemd. I tried the following commands in the terminal without ...
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U-Boot Falcon Mode ft. RFS

I am developing a system for BeagleBone Black. I am using Yocto Project to generate U-Boot, kernel and RFS. In order to reduce boot time of this system, I am trying to set up U-Boot Falcon Mode. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 server installation gets stuck at 66% while running'update-grub'

I am trying to install Ubuntu server but it always get stuck at the last stage while updating grub.I cancelled the process and rebooted my system, it took me to the grub command prompt grub> . I ...

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