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SubjectRe: How to change a kernel panic to reboot

In Andi Gutmans' own words (And I ">_") :
> Yeah,
> pass panic=n to the kernel where n is the amount of seconds to reboot
> after the panic. usually something between 20-60 i think
This seems to only be for the 2.0 and higher systems. I looked
at the 2.0 code and they call hard_reboot_now. If I extern'd it and put
it before the for(;;), would that solve my problems? Anyone?

Thanks, Tuc

> Andi
> On Tue, 12 Nov 1996, Scott J. Ellentuch wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm having a problem with a 1.2.13 system in a place that I can't
> > get to, and the people there aren't too bright (Not to mention there is no
> > monitor or keyboard on it!).
> >
> > Recently the system appears to kernel panic and lock up. I'm
> > not surewhy, but its probably a disk problem. Anyway, the system ends
> > up hung and someone needs to identify it and reboot. (Strange occurance
> > last night..... Locked at 11:30 and then came back by itself at 2:30 with
> > alot of tcp bogon errors). Is there a patch I can make to the kernel so
> > that instead of a panic it will go a complete reboot?
> >
> > I'm rebuilidng the machine on new hardware and 2.0.22 so the fix
> > doesn't need to be pretty. I'm no kernel hacker though.
> >
> > Thanks, Tuc

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