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Old 11-07-2003, 03:41 PM   #1
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HEEEElllppp can't boot


I'm a newbie and this is my first install i can't get it to boot past lilo
it show:
kernel panic: no init. try passing init= command to kernel
 
Old 11-07-2003, 04:36 PM   #2
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This is a very common problem, with a couple of different causes. Do you have a boot disk? If you can boot off of that, check your /etc/lilo.conf and see where it is pointing to. As root type:

cat /etc/lilo.conf | less

and you should see a line that says:

image = /something/vmlinuz.2.4.blah

If this line isn't pointing to the right location than Lilo won't be able to fine the kernel to boot it.

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