Install the Default Kernel from DVD in Rescue Mode.
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11
Loading Linux 4.4.74-92.29-default ... error: file `/boot/vmlinuz-4.4.74-92.29-default' not found. Loading initramdisk ... error: you need to load the kernel first. Press any key to continue...The grub menu is being displayed immediately after above messages.
In the case where the server does not have any previous kernels please proceed following these steps:
1) Follow this TID to chroot the installed system: TID 000018770 - How to Chroot in Rescue Mode
2) Make sure to additionally mount the following partitions when they reside outside the root partition.
/boot /var /tmp
3) Identify installation DVD device with hwinfo --cdrom, and mount it.
mount /dev/sr0 /mnt
4) Navigate to the directory where your kernel files are stored on the DVD. For example,
5) Install the default kernel, for example:
rpm -Uvh --oldpackage kernel-default-188.8.131.52.1.x86_64.rpm
The system will boot normally, but it still needs to be updated to the latest kernel. Make sure the server is registered to SCC or SMT and update the system:
1) zypper patch
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- Document ID:7021125
- Creation Date: 27-Jul-2017
- Modified Date:03-Nov-2022
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