Kernel panic, Warning: unable to open an initial console while booting 126.96.36.199
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with UBUNTU 2.6.17-10 on AMD 64 Athlon, I try to compile kernel 188.8.131.52 with KGDB(kgdb v for 2.6.16 base kernel) patched, but at boot time kernel is crashing giving the above message.
FYI i am pasting the log message:
17179570.852000] pnp: 00:06: ioport range 0x290-0x297 has been reserved
[17179570.868000] PCI: Bridge: 0000:00:01.0
[17179570.880000] IO window: disabled.
[17179570.892000] MEM window: fa000000-fbdfffff
[17179570.908000] PREFETCH window: d0000000-dfffffff
[17179570.920000] PCI: Bridge: 0000:00:13.0
[17179570.932000] IO window: disabled.
[17179570.944000] MEM window: fbe00000-fbefffff
[17179570.956000] PREFETCH window: disabled.
[17179570.968000] PCI: Bridge: 0000:00:13.1
[17179570.980000] IO window: disabled.
[17179570.992000] MEM window: fbf00000-fbffffff
[17179571.004000] PREFETCH window: disabled.
[17179571.016000] audit: initializing netlink socket (disabled)
[17179571.032000] audit(1172906572.032:1): initialized
[17179571.044000] Registering GDB sysrq handler
[17179571.056000] VFS: Disk quotas dquot_6.5.1
[17179571.068000] Dquot-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order 0, 4096 bytes)
[17179571.088000] Initializing Cryptographic API
[17179571.100000] io scheduler noop registered
[17179571.116000] io scheduler anticipatory registered
[17179571.132000] io scheduler deadline registered
[17179571.148000] io scheduler cfq registered (default)
[17179571.168000] isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
[17179571.532000] isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
[17179571.560000] Real Time Clock Driver v1.12ac
[17179571.572000] PNP: PS/2 Controller [PNP0303:PS2K,PNP0f03:PS2M] at 0x60,0x64 irq 1,12
[17179571.596000] serio: i8042 AUX port at 0x60,0x64 irq 12
[17179571.612000] serio: i8042 KBD port at 0x60,0x64 irq 1
[17179571.628000] Serial: 8250/16550 driver $Revision: 1.90 $ 4 ports, IRQ sharing enabled
[17179571.648000] serial8250: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
[17179571.664000] serial8250: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 0) is a 16550A
[17179571.680000] 00:0b: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
[17179571.696000] RAMDISK driver initialized: 16 RAM disks of 65536K size 1024 blocksize
[17179571.716000] Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 7.00alpha2
[17179571.740000] ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
[17179571.768000] mice: PS/2 mouse device common for all mice
[17179571.780000] EISA: Probing bus 0 at eisa.0
[17179571.792000] EISA: Detected 0 cards.
[17179571.804000] NET: Registered protocol family 2
[17179571.848000] input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /class/input/input0
[17179571.864000] IP route cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 2, 16384 bytes)
[17179571.880000] TCP established hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
[17179571.896000] TCP bind hash table entries: 16384 (order: 5, 131072 bytes)
[17179571.912000] TCP: Hash tables configured (established 16384 bind 16384)
[17179571.928000] TCP reno registered
[17179571.936000] TCP bic registered
[17179571.948000] NET: Registered protocol family 1
[17179571.960000] NET: Registered protocol family 8
[17179571.972000] NET: Registered protocol family 20
[17179571.984000] Using IPI No-Shortcut mode
[17179571.996000] ACPI wakeup devices:
[17179572.008000] PCI0 PS2K PS2M UAR2 USB1 USB2 USB3 USB4 ILAN PCI1 PCI2 SLPB PWRB
[17179572.068000] ACPI: (supports S0 S1 S3 S4 S5)
[17179572.116000] RAMDISK: cramfs filesystem found at block 0
[17179572.128000] RAMDISK: Loading 37004KiB [1 disk] into ram disk... done.
[17179581.424000] VFS: Mounted root (cramfs filesystem) readonly.
[17179581.456000] Freeing unused kernel memory: 316k freed
[17179581.468000] Warning: unable to open an initial console.
[17179581.544000] ACPI: CPU0 (power states: C1[C1] C2[C2])
[17179581.568000] ACPI: Processor [CPU1] (supports 16 throttling states)
[17179581.916000] VP_IDE: IDE controller at PCI slot 0000:00:0f.1
[17179581.932000] PCI: VIA IRQ fixup for 0000:00:0f.1, from 255 to 0
[17179581.948000] VP_IDE: chipset revision 7
[17179581.968000] VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
[17179581.984000] VP_IDE: VIA vt8251 (rev 00) IDE UDMA133 controller on pci0000:00:0f.1
[17179582.004000] ide0: BM-DMA at 0xfc00-0xfc07, BIOS settings: hda:DMA, hdb:pio
[17179582.032000] ide1: BM-DMA at 0xfc08-0xfc0f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
[17179582.472000] hda: HDS728080PLAT20, ATA DISK drive
[17179583.156000] ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
[17179584.328000] hda: max request size: 512KiB
[17179584.344000] hda: 160836480 sectors (82348 MB) w/1719KiB Cache, CHS=16383/255/63, UDMA(133)
[17179584.396000] hda: cache flushes supported
[17179584.408000] hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 hda4 < hda5 >
[17179584.508000] Attempting manual resume
[17179584.624000] kjournald starting. Commit interval 5 seconds
[17179584.640000] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
[17179584.776000] Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
[17179584.792000] [New thread 1]
Program received signal SIGTRAP, Trace/breakpoint trap.
[Switching to thread 1]
0xc0145b4b in ?? ()
I tried to resolve this issue by googling and all possible ways but i am leading to the same point.
1, I did make mrproper.
2, i copied doing config file of 2.6.17-10 to linux-184.108.40.206
3, In make menuconfig
>included ext3fs(not modular) into the kernel.
>KGDB related stuff according to the documentation
>Filesystem : pseudo fs support
4, make bzImage
5, make modules
6, make modules_install
7, mkinitrd -o /boot/initrd.img-220.127.116.11 /lib/modules/18.104.22.168
9, copied bzImage,system.map and initrd.img-22.214.171.124 to /boot of target m/c.
8, altered grub/menu.lst of target m/c according to that.
title kgdb, kernel 126.96.36.199
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-188.8.131.52 ro root=/dev/hda2 kgdbwait
and even i tried editing /etc/fstab of target to include devpts.