[CentOS] Very early PANIC during boot

Alfred von Campe alfred at von-campe.com
Fri Jun 1 19:02:10 UTC 2007

On Jun 1, 2007, at 14:41, John R Pierce wrote:

> the `dmesg` command will display the kernel message buffer, which  
> includes messages prior to syslogd starting up.   also look in /var/ 
> log/messages
> as dmesg can eventually overflow with junk (iptables logging  
> messages, for instance), I've been known to stuff a command like
>    dmesg > /var/log/dmesg.boot
> into /etc/rc.d/rc.local  just to keep a copy of the state of dmesg  
> right after boot for later reference.

I believe that at this point init has just started, so that rc.local  
has not been called yet.  But I'll give that a try next time.


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