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Old 09-09-2003, 04:30 PM   #1
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Kernal panic oh no


I get this error when I start up my computer in linux there a bunch of stuff and then It says kernel panic: no init found.Try passing init=option to kernel
 
Old 09-09-2003, 04:44 PM   #2
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"kernel panic" is Linux's last words when it dies. Look through the "bunch of stuff" for any error messages that might explain what in particular the problem is. If you don't understand the error messages post them here and we will try to debug the problem.
 
Old 09-09-2003, 04:59 PM   #3
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ok

ok when I start up I get this error mesage

EXT-fs error (device ide093,6)):ext3_get_inode_loc: unable to read inode block-inode=1005896,block=2031618 pivotroot
pivot_root (/sysroot//sysroot/initrd/ failed: 5

I think thats it ok whats wrong
 
Old 09-09-2003, 05:27 PM   #4
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It worked once

It kinda worked once it went to a command prompt the first time but I had no Idea what to do.
 
Old 09-09-2003, 05:48 PM   #5
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maybe

maybe If I reinstall it will work?
 
Old 09-09-2003, 06:47 PM   #6
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differnt partition

OK I tryed a different partion and it now says this
VFS:cant find ext3 filesystem ondev (3,6),
mount:error 22 mounting ext3 flags kenel panic no init found, try passing init=option to kernel
 
Old 09-09-2003, 07:26 PM   #7
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It sounds like the file system on your / partition is broken. One way to cause this problem is to turn off your computer without going through the shutdown procedure.

In any case the solution is probably going to be to reformat the / file system which means that you will have to do a reinstall.
 
Old 09-09-2003, 08:15 PM   #8
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how

ho0w can I shutdown when It freezes at that message? I was just wondering
 
Old 09-09-2003, 09:35 PM   #9
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"ho0w can I shutdown when It freezes at that message? I was just wondering"

You can't. If an improper shutdown error happened it was probably the time that you went to a command prompt but didn't know what to do. If you booted or powered down instead of using the shutdown command then that probably messed up your file system.

So whenever you get back to a normal system, the proper way to shutdown from the command line is one of these commands:

shutdown -r now
reboots

shutdown -h now
powers off
 
Old 09-10-2003, 07:54 AM   #10
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finally

Finally I got it to work I tryed every partion kind there was and I got one that started up just fine, Im running linux typing in this forum at this very moment. IM using gnome. well thats it know I guess its on to writing a kernal or somthing.
 
  


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