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Kernel panic auto reboot setting

May 13, 2013     0 comments

Someday and somehow your Linux machine stuck and when you consoling that machine, there is kernel panic message appears on the screen, here’s little tips , by default the kernel will not reboot after a panic , but this option will cause a kernel reboot after ‘N’ seconds

Tools required:
-)Linux OS running on your Server/Computer/Notebook with root access
-)5 minutes of less

-)Open your /etc/sysctl.conf file
-)Add this line
kernel.panic = 10
-)Save your /etc/sysctl.conf file, you can either reboot your machine or execute this command to reload sysctl to your kernel
sysctl -p

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