HP-UX Error Message: Magic number wrong (namelist mismatch?)

root@hp-ux:/ # dmesg | grep -i “magic number”
Magic number wrong (namelist mismatch?)

Check since when your system is up

root@hp-ux:/ # who -b
. system boot Mar 1 23:50

Check your kernel image that is on the disk. This error message usually appears when you recompile your kernel and don’t reboot to load the new kernel

root@hp-ux:/ # ls -l /stand/vmunix
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root sys 19094736 Mar 5 23:44 /stand/vmunix