November 29, 2007

SUSE Linux Enterprise troubleshooting: Fixing boot problems by repairing a broken initrd

Author: JT Smith

Most of the time, your Linux server runs fine, maybe giving you some minor problems here and there. But one day you restart the system and find a critical error in the boot process. After installing an updated driver, it has happened that the initial RAM disk, or initrd, was broken and the server rebooted into a "kernel panic" message. Let's find out what we can do to resolve a problem like this.



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