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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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