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Old 05-06-2003, 10:21 PM   #1
Anauj0101
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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
 
Old 05-06-2003, 10:38 PM   #2
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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.
 
Old 05-06-2003, 11:17 PM   #3
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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
 
Old 05-06-2003, 11:18 PM   #4
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or your /boot partition, whichever your boot loader is pointed at
 
  


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