[CentOS] Make server reboot by itself instead of dropping to kernel debugger

Fri Aug 23 14:35:40 UTC 2013
Digimer <lists at alteeve.ca>

On 23/08/13 04:19, Alexander Farber wrote:
> I've ended up doing this (hope it's valid for CentOS 6.4):
> # echo 10 > /proc/sys/kernel/panic
> # echo "kernel.panic=10" >> /etc/sysctl.conf

If your servers have a watchdog timer (most with IPMI/iLO/iDRAC/etc do), 
you can enable it. The OS will then have to kick the timer periodically 
to restart it's counter. If the OS panic's, it won't be able to reset 
the timer. Once the timer expires, it reboots.

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