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Old 12-22-2010, 04:46 AM   #1
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hi everybody i am using red hat linux 5.0 when i start my computer it shows me the message of


INIT:No inittab file found
Enter run level:


i dont what to enter here if anybody know then please tell me

thanks...
 
Old 12-22-2010, 05:10 AM   #2
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enter run level 1 or 2,3,4,5 and see what happen!
 
Old 12-22-2010, 05:19 AM   #3
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hi everybody i am using red hat linux 5.0 when i start my computer it shows me the message of


INIT:No inittab file found
Enter run level:


i dont what to enter here if anybody know then please tell me

thanks...
yes , you just enter 3 or 5 if you know the root password or enter 1 to get the login prompt.

After getting the command prompt in aterminal, check wheather the file /etc/inittab exist or not.

If the file does not exist, install the package
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initscripts 
from the media and inside the /etc/inittab file a line like :
id:5:initdefault:

exist and make sure the runlevel i.e. the number after the id is 5. then reboot your system .

Last edited by divyashree; 12-22-2010 at 05:29 AM.
 
Old 12-22-2010, 05:22 AM   #4
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Did you put /etc on a separate partition?
Try to boot from a live cd and see if /etc/inittab is present

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Old 12-22-2010, 05:33 AM   #5
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while entering 1,2,3,4,5 or 6
it shows

INIT:Entering Runlevel :3
INIT: no more process left in this runlevel

thanks
 
Old 12-22-2010, 05:46 AM   #6
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while entering 1,2,3,4,5 or 6
it shows

INIT:Entering Runlevel :3
INIT: no more process left in this runlevel

thanks
Was your PC runnig fine previously OR this is the situation occurs after fresh installation .
 
Old 12-22-2010, 05:51 AM   #7
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My Computer was working fine previously. & after 2/3 times improper rebooting it's shows above error.

Thanks.
 
Old 12-22-2010, 06:11 AM   #8
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I would suggest to do a check of the filesystem from the / partition.

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