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internal:reboot [2009/09/13 19:57]
solar added notes on recording and checking the lists of services and containers
internal:reboot [2010/07/23 06:29] (current)
solar
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     * Configure the new boot target for the very next reboot only, with automatic fallback to the current/​tested boot target (you'​ll use ''​lilo -R ...''​ once you're done editing ''/​etc/​lilo.conf''​ and after you've run ''​lilo''​)     * Configure the new boot target for the very next reboot only, with automatic fallback to the current/​tested boot target (you'​ll use ''​lilo -R ...''​ once you're done editing ''/​etc/​lilo.conf''​ and after you've run ''​lilo''​)
     * In the new boot target, specify the ''​panic=10''​ kernel parameter (to ensure that the system is automatically rebooted into the previous boot target should the kernel panic, e.g. upon failing to mount the root filesystem)     * In the new boot target, specify the ''​panic=10''​ kernel parameter (to ensure that the system is automatically rebooted into the previous boot target should the kernel panic, e.g. upon failing to mount the root filesystem)
-    * Consider configuring netconsole (another kernel parameter) and running ''​nc -vul //​UDP-PORT-NUMBER//''​ under ''​screen''​ on a nearby system to capture the kernel messages (but then you will likely need a second reboot to disable netconsole)+    * Consider ​[[netconsole|configuring netconsole]] (another kernel parameter) and running ''​nc -vul //​UDP-PORT-NUMBER//''​ under ''​screen''​ on a nearby system to capture the kernel messages (but then you will likely need a second reboot to disable netconsole)
     * When making changes to ''/​etc/​lilo.conf'',​ be careful about your use of ''​append''​ vs. ''​addappend''​ (if in doubt about these, review the lilo.conf(5) man page first)     * When making changes to ''/​etc/​lilo.conf'',​ be careful about your use of ''​append''​ vs. ''​addappend''​ (if in doubt about these, review the lilo.conf(5) man page first)
     * Place ''/​sbin/​shutdown -r 5 &''​ into /​etc/​rc.d/​rc.local (this is needed in case the new system boots up mostly fine, but its networking setup fails for whatever reason)     * Place ''/​sbin/​shutdown -r 5 &''​ into /​etc/​rc.d/​rc.local (this is needed in case the new system boots up mostly fine, but its networking setup fails for whatever reason)
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