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Re: [Libguestfs] building a supermin appliance with febootstrap...

On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 11:34:54AM +0530, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
> But when I try to 'exit', I notice a kernel panic. And it just seems
> to hung there, no more budging. I had to do 'ctl a + x' to get out
> of the serial console.
> Is this expected?

As Hilko says, this is normal behaviour when the init process dies:


In libguestfs, our "init process" is the guestfsd daemon.  We
configure the kernel to reboot instead of panicking by adding the
kernel command line option "panic=1".

If you use a real init or systemd then this won't be an issue because
init will issue a reboot system call instead of exiting.


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