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Using a custom name for root device in GRUB

I'm working on old distro ( slackware 8.1 ) using a kernel 2.4.37.9 and I have the following problem. I want to use a custom name for boot device, say for example /dev/root1, which can replace the ...
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FIPS integrity test failed on RHEL 7.5 with 4.X kernel

I have a Dell PowerEdge R7425 with Intel NVME P4500/P4510 NVME drives. On the 3.10 kernel, the NVME drives throw I/O errors very frequently, and these errors have led to a system halt once already. ...
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Kernel panic using logelevel or quiet

I am using an embedded device with onboard storage (mmcblk0). The system is using UEFI (and GRUB), on mmcblk0 I have a GPT partition with 3 partition: root, configurations, swap. My command to boot ...
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Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! during early boot

I am getting Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! during early boot on my Fedora Linux system. Root and home filesystems cannot have been mounted since both are encrypted and I have ...
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How do I fix error “Kernel panic – not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on unknown-block” and “LZMA data is corrupt”

I recently bought a new computer and I am experiencing problems while trying to install Linux. Things I have tried: A variety of distributions: Ubuntu; Elementary OS; Crunchbang++; Manjaro; and ...
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Running a btrfs RAID 5 array on Arch Linux

For two weeks, I've been trying to run my Raspberry Pi (model B) as root from a btrfs RAID 5 without success. The RAID runs on three 1TB disks /dev/sda, /dev/sdb and /dev/sdc. The three disks were ...
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Close file descriptor (in user-space) when UIO driver is unregistered (in kernel)

In an embedded system running Linux, we have a PCI driver in user-space making use of the kernel driver for UIO. The application can trigger registration of the device which calls ...
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Pausing a process with -SIGSTOP for long enough causes Kernel Oops Stack Overflow

I am running the process mpg321 on a Raspberry Pi 2. mpg321 plays .mp3 files and to pause the music, I have a hotkey that enters sudo kill -SIGSTOP [pid of mpg321]. This works great, except for when I ...
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Kernel panic : Kernel offset disabled

I was trying to install the linux-next kernel in my system with the following steps. Copied the existing configuration file from /boot to the root of source directory Updated the .config file with ...
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Server won't boot, kernel panic - not syncing

After a reboot of a CentOS 6.2 server we are getting a kernel panic with the following error: Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init! Panic occurred, switching back to text console When ...
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kdump doesn't produce core dump after buggy module is loaded

I am running kernel 3.14.4 on Fedora 18. I am experimenting with a kernel module I am making. The module has a bug (at least one) and crashes the kernel. Sometimes I see a stack trace on my frozen ...
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What changed between kernels 3.7 and 3.9 that affects LVM/RAID root file systems?

I'm trying to fix a (very messy) system that the user hosed by running a kernel upgrade from 3.7.10 to 3.9.6. the root file system is on an LVM volume on top of a software RAID array. The boot manager ...
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How to troubleshoot kernel panic on boot

I'm trying to run Debian Linux on a Nokia IP710 firewall, but I can't get it to boot correctly: kernel panic every time. The firewall has a Pentium III 1Ghz and 512MB RAM. It has no vga, a very ...
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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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“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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Kernel crashes at different points

I have made a custom board using Tegra TK1 ARM processor. I have compiled uboot and kernel for it and flashed into it. Now when it starts booting, sometimes it boots successfully while sometimes ...
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lvm mirror leg freezing 10mins after boot? how to fix it and what causes it?

when it happens, I see on the v1 text mode, logs like this: do_writes ... [dm_mirror] recovery_complete ... [dm_mirror] do_mirror ... [dm_mirror] proccess_one_work worker_thread kthread ...
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Linux Mint won't boot after issues saving .tex file

I've been having some problems booting into Linux Mint 18.2. It started when I woke the computer from sleep and tried to continue editing a .tex file I was working on. I got some errors which ...
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Debian starts randomly rebooting

Recently my system starts behaving not normal and I'm getting some crashes. Currently I'm running: ola@station:~$ uname -a Linux thinkstation 4.9.0-8-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.9.110-3+deb9u4 (2018-08-21) ...
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How to identify which disk failed on RAID 10?

RAID 10 set up from 16 SATA (4TB) disks. How to identify from pictures which disk is failed? Here is my screenshots:
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Is there a way to automatically save the system state when kernel panic occurs?

Is there a way to save the overall state of the system when kernel panic occurs? Kernel panic occurs during operation. However, when kernel panic occurs, I can not debug through tty! If kernel panic ...
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Centos 7 Random Panic / Oops

Finally after much configuration changes I got a complete a crash dump I could inspect: KERNEL: /usr/lib/debug/lib/modules/3.10.0-327.28.3.el7.x86_64/vmlinux DUMPFILE: vmcore [PARTIAL DUMP] ...
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Kernel Crash/ Cpu error?

First I will describe my system and then my problem: I have an Assus F555L laptop with an i3 and Intel Integrated Graphics. It is running Linux Mint 17.3 and Windows 10 dual booted. I do not have ...
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How to trace the life cycle of kernel threads by following creation and switching?

How to trace the life cycle of kernel threads by following creation and switching ? kernel_thread() and schedule() are the 2 functions I know that but have no idea how to implement it..
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Reconnecting the system

I cannot boot inside my Linux Mint Rebecca 17.2 although, when booting from live CD. I can access both root and home partitions (and swap-space). The problem happened after repartitioning my disk. ...
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SIGSEGV: 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()

I am executing an iperf connection between two UML machines running the following kernel: Linux client 4.1.0-ga61e56d #55 Mon Nov 30 13:51:59 CET 2015 x86_64 GNU/Linux I am working on the TCP/IP ...
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Kernel Panic after repartitioning disk with gparted

I have a Dell Inspiron 5523, which has two drives. One is an HDD (call it sda) and one an SSD (call it sdb). My system is dual boot UEFI with a large part of it being Windows 8 (around 332GB) and a ...
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RHEL 5 Kernel Panic

I performed some fdisk operation on vmdisk. After rebooting I got the following error: unmounting old /dev unmounting old /proc unmounting old /sys switchroot: mount failed: No such file or directory ...
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System freezes when viewing HTML5 content

My system freezes totally and immediately any time I view HTML5 video or audio on my Linux (OpenSUSE 13.2 x64) system using a WebKit-based browser (Chrome, Chromium, Opera all do it) of any kind. ...
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Out of Memory with unused memory and swap

I have a strange error on my Raspberry Pi2. System is archlinuxarm. Short after boot (about 30 secs), the system states that it is out of memory, resulting in closing many applications, most time ...
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catch kernel panic log

My Mint Cinnamon system on Lenovo g565 keeps hanging every several hours. I think the problem may be somehow connected with network and desktop environment, because either plugging ethernet cable (...
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Kernel panic not syncing : Attempted to kill init

OEL 5.9 (Tikanga) 2.6.18-371.6.1.0.1.el5 On boot I get the following errors: ... exec of init (/sbin/init) failed!!!: No such file of directory Kernel panic - not syncing - Attempted to ...
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May have broken a Debian installation: 'sudo dpkg --configure -a' won't run

I did an apt-get upgrade on my Jessie vps, hosted by DigitalOcean. As many people know, DigitalOcean provides kernels from the host, rather than allowing the VM to boot from its own kernel image. ...
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Kernelpanic Fedora 18 with kernel 3.9.2-200

Since upgrading to kernel 3.9 I now get this error every time at start up: BUG: unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereferences at (null) IP[<ffff8800ca93bfcd>] 0xffff8800ca93bfcc PGD 0 ...
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Editing isolinux leads to kernel panic error in Centos Live CD

I downloaded a CentOS Live CD and tried to customize features on it. The CD boots fine if I use it "as-is". If I edit "isolinux.cfg" to edit the change the title of the CD or the automatic boot time, ...
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Fedora 17 not booting

I just got GRUB to properly set the resolution, thanks to this wonderful answer. After selecting Fedora 17 and waiting a bit, this displays: [ 0.752888] [Firmware Bug]: powernow-k8: No compatible ...
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Unable to mount Root File System without CONFIG_CGROUP in kernel - NFS or UBIFS same problem?

I am unable to mount a root file system, if I don't make the CONFIG_CGROUP=y in the kernel defconfig. Here is my bootlog Built 1 zonelists in Zone order, mobility grouping on. Total pages: 130048 ...
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INFO: task reboot:xxx blocked for more than 120 seconds

One of the machine, on reboot, intermittently shows above error. Frequency is quite less, but when it occurs it gets stuck there until it's manually powered down and back-up. INFO: task reboot:4476 ...
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after a p2v conversion I have kernel panic in my redhat 5

I did a p2v in my linux 5 redhat machine to vmware, now I am getting kernel panic error, before it could not find the VolGroup00 then i recreate the initdr, now i am getting this error: I can not not ...
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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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Can't load kernel

I'm a Mint user. I was trying to solve a problem, which is that when I suspend my PC I can't resume. I found on stack exchange Ubuntu an answer saying to use "ukuu" in order to upgrade the kernel. ...
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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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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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Frequent Kernel Panics, how to solve?

I have a HP Laptop, with the following configuration: Intel i7-5500U CPU @ 2.40 GHz NVidia GeForce 940M Intel HD Graphics 5500 8GB Ram I installed Manjaro i3 on it, and am getting frequent Kernel ...
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How to use the 2nd monitor to only show textmode vt1 with critical log info?

I have one graphics card with 2 OUTPUT ports: VGA and HDMI and 2 led monitors. On the 1st monitor, the HDMI one, I use the graphical environment (Unity/KDE/Gnome etc). Using NVidiaSettings, I can ...
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Kernel panics only with ACPI enabled

I have ubuntu 16.04 on my laptop. It was working good until few days ago. The system won't boot. It logs ACPI errors and then kernel panics: ACPI Error: No handler for Region [RAM_] ( (ptrval)...
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pfSense does not boot on Compaq

I have a Compaq Presario V2000 with an AMD Turion 64 processor. When booting from this USB image: pfSense-CE-memstick-2.4.4-RELEASE-p1-amd64.img It does load the kernel, but then during the boot ...
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Which logs to look when kernel reboots because of panic?

I wish to set kernel.panic=1 and kernel.panic_on_oops=1. Is there any log I can check before/after reboot, which will indicate that the reboot was because of a kernel panic?
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How to solve CentOS 7.5 LiveUSB kernel panic at boot on new PC (Gigabyte Z390 w/ Intel Core i9-9900K)

When booting a new PC (Gigabyte Z390 AORUS-Ultra w/ an Intel Core i9-9900K) I experience kernel panic at boot from a CentOS 7.5 LiveUSB which works OK on other PCs. BIOS is set to Factory Defaults, ...
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echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger doesn't reboot the system

I am trying to collect a core dump in result of kernel panic. Installed and configured kdump, but when executing echo c > /proc/sysrq-trigger, everything just hangs and the reboot doesn't happen. I ...