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Old 05-10-2005, 12:05 PM   #1
SNunweiler
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Linux Infinite Reboot Loop


Last night our server was rebooted at the end of the day, when I came in this morning the computer had entered a loop where it will boot until the login screen, sit there for a minute or two and reboot. I am running Red Hat 9 Enterprise on an HP ProLiant Server. No error messages are given; it just turns suddenly turns itself off and starts all over again. Any help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
 
Old 05-10-2005, 12:09 PM   #2
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Perhaps someone changed the default runlevel? At the boot prompt, try specifying the runlevel you want to start in.. like runlevel 1.. if it still boots up to a login and then reboots, better grab a rescue cd or such to check the logs.. etc.
 
Old 05-10-2005, 12:31 PM   #3
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I have changed the run level to 3 and it did not work. So I am going to boot into run level 1 and see if i can check some logs. Anyone have any hints on which logs I should check first? Thanks
 
  


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