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Anauj0101 05-06-2003 09:21 PM

error "Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option
 
ive just installed mandrake, im useing 2 hard drives there small so i had 1 of the partitions put on 1 drive the first one and the other 2 on the second i get the error "Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel i and it cant do anything after that so im stuck

elzmaddy 05-06-2003 09:38 PM

I had that same message. After I installed LInux I used the MS-DOS FDISK to make a FAT partition from the freespace on my drive, that just really messed soemthing up. People recommended to just wipe and reinstall. Next time I just let Linux install do all the partitioning.

frieza 05-06-2003 10:17 PM

no, don't do that! what simply happened is that the "/" partition changed numbers, play around by booting from your rescue disk or install cd and messing with lilo (or grub) to point it to the new number of your root partition, and then edit the /etc/inittab to accomodate for the shift in the rest of the partitions, alot easier than a clean reinstall :)

frieza 05-06-2003 10:18 PM

or your /boot partition, whichever your boot loader is pointed at


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