Reconfiguration boot in RedHat Linux

Posted October 10, 2003 by Quinn McHenry in Linux

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If new hardware is not recognized, a reconfiguration boot might help. During the reconfiguration boot, the anaconda hardware configuration program is run with the –reconfig option.

To perform a reconfiguration boot, create an empty file called /etc/reconfigSys:

touch /etc/reconfigSys

and reboot the system.


About Quinn McHenry

Quinn was one of the original co-founders of Tech-Recipes. He is currently crafting iOS applications as a senior developer at Small Planet Digital in Brooklyn, New York.
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