[CentOS] how long to reboot server ?

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Fri Sep 3 13:34:51 EDT 2010


On Fri, Sep 03, 2010 at 12:17:37PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Does anyone know if this is special-cased or some config setting?  I 

It's special-cased.

> recall in FC5 having a an IBM 225 that ran OK with the initial kernels 
> but at some update would not boot the new one and many subsequent 
> versions. I think there were more failing kernels than the number 
> configured to keep but I was always able to recover by selecting the old 
> working version in the grub boot menu so it looked like it was a special 
> case.  Eventually I did a bios update on the machine which let the new 
> kernels run but broke the older ones.

You can configure the number to keep to be very large, if you want.

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