Kernel panic -not syncing : attempted to kill init in Rhel 6.1 server

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Vipul Patel

May 29, 2019, 12:51:50 PM5/29/19

I have one problem after my IBM server mother board damage & after new mother board install in rebooting above error coming on my rhel 6.1 server.

2.6.32-279.19.1.el6.i686  kernel 

all shortcut tried editing grub file but not successful.  

Any solution ??

Vipul Patel


May 30, 2019, 6:06:09 AM5/30/19

This issue can be caused due to issue on selinux policy configured on /etc/selinux/config

  1. Boot on rescue mode and update selinux config file as follows: SELINUX=disabled SELINUXTYPE=targeted

  2. Reboot the system

  3. After the successful boot you can re-enable selinux

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