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Kernel Panics

Three recent kernel panics on sf2, the server behind most of silverfir.net, had me concerned. I googled the problem, found that it was linked to Kernel version 2.6.10, which I was running, and so it became clear the an upgrade to Kernel 2.6.11 was in order. Being the master that I sometimes am, I performed the upgrade nearly flawlessly, and sf2 is now running with the new kernel. Let me know if you notice anything weird. Assuming that no problems are seen, I will make the new kernel permanent (and probably delete the old 2.6 kernel as well).

2 Responses to “Kernel Panics”

  1. nordsieck Says:

    I always find it reasuring to have a few “known working” kernels hanging out in my boot partition. That way, if I accidently compile a kernel and delete the current one, I have a few options to go back to. Just a thought.

  2. Ryan Says:

    Oh, I do have known working 2.4 and 2.2 kernels. I just don’t see a need for more than one 2.6 kernel, when the replaced one tends towards kernel panics.

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