Today I came across a #server that was running; but didn't have a #kernel in the filesystem.The running kernel was 2.6.32, so it was bad already.
And here it was prompting me to reboot. Would the server come back online after the reboot? I don't think so; but I didn't want to take that risk.
I'll never know what would've happened if someone actually rebooted the server. Seriously though, why would a #linux server exist without any kernel in the filesystem?
Is that the definition of #LivingOnTheEdge? 🤔
Oh, so, it wasn't the server, it was the #VPS provider - #OVH.
They probably #NetBoot the VPS to run an #EndOfLife #linux #kernel 🤦♂️
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