What to do if a server fails to boot?

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Common Scenarios

  • Server displays Kernel panic - not syncing - Attempted to kill init.
  • Server fails to boot after updating.
  • Server hangs during the boot process.
  • Server displays grub error.
  • Server boots directory to the grub> command prompt.
  • Server panic'd and on reboot it now fails to boot.
  • Server stops booting a...

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