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Old 01-08-2007, 04:42 AM   #1
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exec of init (/sbin/init) failed!!! 2

hi all,
when i m booting a kernel based system,on grub bootloader,i m getting the error message
Red hat Nash version starting
Mounted /prod filesystem
Mounting sysfs
Creating /dev
Starting udev
Creating root device
Mounting root filesystem
Switching to new root
exec of init (/sbin/init) failed !!!:2
umount /initrd/dev failed :2
Kernel panic -  not syncing: Attempted to kill init !
the linuxrc script,(inside the initrd image is )


mount -t proc /proc /proc
echo Mounted /proc filesystem
echo Mounting sysfs
mount -t sysfs none /sys
echo Creating /dev
mount -o mode=0755 -t tmpfs none /dev
mknod /dev/console c 5 1
mknod /dev/null c 1 3
mknod /dev/zero c 1 5
mknod /dev/hdc1 b 22 1
mkdir /dev/pts
mkdir /dev/shm
echo Starting udev
echo -n "/sbin/hotplug" > /proc/sys/kernel/hotplug
#echo "Loading jbd.ko module"
#insmod /lib/jbd.ko
#echo "Loading ext3.ko module"
#insmod /lib/ext3.ko
echo Creating root device
#mkrootdev /dev/root
umount /sys                                                                            echo Mounting root filesystem
mount -o defaults --ro -t ext2 /dev/hdc1 /sysroot
echo Mounted root xxxxxxxx
mount -t tmpfs --bind /dev /sysroot/dev
echo Switching to new root
switchroot /sysroot
echo switchroot successfull
umount /initrd/dev
as my partition(/dev/hdc1) has already been formatted with ext2 fs,i have disabled the insmod of ext3.ko and jbd.ko.

wht is the problem with the system


Last edited by reddazz; 01-08-2007 at 10:04 PM. Reason: correct typos on error message
Old 05-28-2007, 09:02 AM   #2
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mount error

when I try to boot our Linux ES 4 it does not seem to mount filesystems the error is as follows;

mount: error 2 mounting none
WARNING: cant access (null)
umount /initrd/dev failes
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!


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