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Old 03-18-2003, 02:04 PM   #1
Zorya
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"Kernel Panic" ???


Can anybody tell me how to fix "Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to Kernel."

I have no clue what I'm doing, and now neither does my linux box!
 
Old 03-18-2003, 02:06 PM   #2
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I should also mention that when it gives me that message, my keyboard becomes unfunctional and it locks.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 03:31 PM   #3
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Boot up with a boot disk, then type at the "boot:" prompt:

root=/dev/hda1

or whatever your root partition is actually on. This will get you to the command line--a start. From here you can change your runlevel to whatever you want in your /etc/inittab file. Runlevel 3 will get you to text login, and runlevel 5 will get you to GUI login. There's lots of posts here at LQ regarding the runlevels. Do a search and you'll find lots of posts on exactly how to switch your runlevels around. Hope this helps.
 
Old 03-18-2003, 04:10 PM   #4
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Thanks!
 
  


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