why the kernel panic error was appering?




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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / narendra sharma

kernel panic acured when linux kernel can not communicat
with any hardware or any OS related file.

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / ratnakar padhy

(1)Suppose any problem in initrd file then kernel panic
error showing
(2)Any file system problem or any change or remove file system
then showing the kernel panic error

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / aakash mishra

this error is just due to prblem in grub.conf and or system
is unable to root filesystem. if the prob is due ti
grub.conf go in resue mode and open grub.conf which reside
in /boot/grub/grub.conf and make the entry given below!

default=0
timeout=5
splashimage=(hd0,0)/grub/splash.xpm.gz
hiddenmenu
title Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server (2.6.18-53.el5)
root (hd0,0)
kernel /vmlinuz-<version> ro root=<root mount drive
ie. /dev/hda2> rhgb quiet
initrd /initrd-<version.img>
you can check your root mount drive by e2label utility!
#e2label /dev/sdan , where n is the no of ur partition.

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / sujit

Kernel panic error occurs when a Linux OS files may missing

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / naresh

majority ther problem is with the grub.conf file and the
fstab file.
when grub.conf is corrupt it will not be able to find the
1) kernel loader (vmlinuz.2.6....
2) inital ram disk (initrd.2.6......img
OR .. it will not able to read the /boot directory
incase grub is correct and fstab entry is wrong in / section
or /boot section it will give the error

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / merit shyni

A kernel panic is an action taken by an operating system
upon detecting an internal fatal error from which it cannot
safely recover. Attempts by the operating system to read an
invalid or non-permitted memory address are a common source
of kernel panics. A panic may also occur as a result of a
hardware failure or a bug in the operating system.

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / mcmarc

kernel panic error occurs when the system cannot boot the
machine due to some fatal errors, it might be with the
hardware or software.

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / senthil

major issue is memory problem

and and size exceed the the limit of the / partition

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / gsingh677

The kernel panic error occurs when there is an issue with
grub.conf or initrd file is missing and got corrupted.

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why the kernel panic error was appering?..

Answer / anil more

There are various reason for kernel panic error.

1) if any file missing or corrupt from /etc/inittab file
then get this error.

2) if any problem in grub.conf

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