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Old 01-10-2004, 05:18 AM   #1
cainbrain
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Kernel panic


Hello all

I am new to linux and managed to install red hat linux 9 on a virtual pc, i went through the installation process and when i got to configuring my graphics cards the pc hung. After trying to reboot linux, linux stops with with a message "kernel Panic. No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel. can anyone pls tell my what this means and hoe to fix...PLS

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Old 01-10-2004, 05:46 AM   #2
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Hey do mention something about ur graphic card to get a better idea of the problem....
 
Old 01-10-2004, 05:58 AM   #3
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i got a nvidia geforce 4 Ti 4200.
 
Old 01-10-2004, 07:37 AM   #4
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Howzit

I would install linux and configure linux to boot into text mode make sure u have drivers at hand so when linux boots up then u install drivers onto the linux box. Remember that u have to get the drivers from nvidia site as they donīt come with linux.

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