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Old 10-05-2002, 10:48 AM   #1
Gage33
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Unhappy I need help bad! The good ole No Init Found Error! Please Help!


Hello

I am having problems booting Linux. I made a new version of my Redhat kernel, the only difference being a really small system call which I really do not think is causing the problem. When I boot my version of the Kernel I get this error:

Kernel Panic: No init found Try passing init= option to kernel

I am sure a lot of you have seen this error before I think its pretty common from what I have heard.

Usually it seems that this problem is in the boot loader. Well I use Grub, and here is my grub.conf file:

default = 2
timeout = 10
splashimage = (hd0,2) /grub/splash.xpm.gz

# This is my version of the kernel
title RedHatLinux(2.4.18-2.4cmsc)
root(hd0,2)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-2.4cmsc ro root =/dev/hda5
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-2.4cmsc

#This is the original
title RedHatLinux
root(hd0,2)
kernel /vmlinuz-2.4.18-3 ro root =/dev/hda5
initrd /initrd-2.4.18-3

# And then there is a Windows XP one which I dont feel like
# Showing

So does anyone know what I need to change in grub.conf or elsewhere?

I really appreciate any help, I am desperate!


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