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Old 02-05-2009, 07:39 AM   #1
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RHEL System not coming up?


I am facing this issue since the past 2 days and dont know how to bring my system up.I have RHEL AS 4 Update 6 x86_64 System and I tried rebooting the system but it started throwing error:
Code:
init[1]: segfault at 000000000000000 rip 000000000000000000 rsp 00000007fbffffe28
continously.

Whats the issue?
 
Old 02-05-2009, 07:53 AM   #2
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It could be a hardware as well a software issue.

Did you update your system recently ?

To make sure it is not a hardware problem, try to probe it with a live cd if you have one at hand.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 08:10 AM   #3
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I ran fsck on the filesystem when the linux box displayed :
Code:
Enter root password or
Press Control D]
After that it started throwing the error.

I tried logging into single user mode but it is throwing the same error.
Can I know how can the CD #1 help me in repairing that.
Please suggest me the required steps.
Thanx for the concern.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 08:36 AM   #4
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Sorry, I do not know RHEL.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 08:54 AM   #5
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I think I ran fsck on mounted partitions.
and thats the reason its throwing error.

Is there a possiblity to bring back the system even after this stage?
Didier, Thanx for the concern anyway.
You have been always helpful for all.
No Issue.

Last edited by your_shadow03; 02-05-2009 at 10:51 PM.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 09:36 AM   #6
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Your best bet is probably to backup the data you need and then restore the OS from your backup or reinstall. You probably have corrupted a number of files, and restoring or reinstalling will be a lot faster than trying to repair.

Which partition did you run fsck on live? If it is /boot, you could restore the files in /boot from backup. Your kernel may be corrupted.

I think the message does indicate that /sbin/init or /etc/inittab is corrupt, however if you fsck'ed your root filesystem, there could be other corrupted files. If you can restore /sbin/init, and the system boots, you might try using "rpm -qaV" to validate the installed packages.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 10:42 AM   #7
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ram

take out your all memory modules and put them by one by one.
 
Old 02-05-2009, 09:52 PM   #8
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Muditcse,

Can I know how can I take out all memory modules one by one?
I have no idea about that?
Do help me from this issue.
Waiting for your suggestions.
 
Old 02-07-2009, 08:14 AM   #9
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Cool ram

take out all RAM's from ur server.now put 1 ram and try to boot the syste.do this for all ram's so that we can know if any ram is faulty that might causing problem in booting.
 
  


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