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SubjectRe: reboot on panic
On Wed, 6 Nov 1996, Jon Lewis wrote:

> On Tue, 5 Nov 1996, Andi Gutmans wrote:
>
> > Hey people,
> >
> > Is there a way to make Linux act like SunOS where it reboots automatically
> > on a kernel panic? Or does it require some special hardware?
>
> echo 20 >/proc/sys/kernel/panic to reboot 20s after a panic. I think this
> should really be a default rather than infinite loop on panic.
>
Rethink the default time... if it were 20 seconds nobody would be able to
write the oops message down (if the oops doesn't get logged... only 50%
of the oopses I've seen got logged...)

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