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Debian Lenny: how to configure grub and fstab for updating multipath kernel init

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"High end x86 / amd64 machines may fail to boot updated Debian GNU/Linux 5.x Lenny kernel images.

"Multiple fast CPUs, multiple fast network cards, multiple Fiber Channel Host Bus Adapters (HBA), multiple SCSI arrays adapters, may cause a boot failure of updated kernel images. Notably when you have multipath, dm-raid, iSCSI or other device mapper ones, for example.

"High end fast machines may cause boot failures

"When you update your Debian GNU/Linux 5.x Lenny kernel package and or execute an update-initramfs command to include a new device driver, at the boot sequence you may get stuck at console messages SIMILAR to:"

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