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this is prolly gonna sound stupid to whoever anwers it, but here goes:
Im trying to install slackware onto a partition adjacent to windows 2000 i have everything partitioned, a 4 gig os drive, a 2 gig swap drive, and a 28 gig partition that i plan to share between windows and slackware, i know that can be done, and tats not the problem, problem is, when i try to insall it, i put in the boot disk, it runs through some stuff, then it asks for my root disks, so i put them in 1 by 1 trough all five of em, and as soon as its done it says
Kernel panic:No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel
then it hangs and i have to reboot through bootmagic back to windows, any suggestions??
Insert root floppy disk to be loaded into ram disk and press enter
so i put in disk 1
RAMDISK: ext2 filesystem found at block 0
VFS: Insert disk #2 and press enter
so i do that
Loading disk #2... doe disk 2.
VFS: Insert disk #3 and press enter
etc etc etc
then it tells me its panicking and thats as far as i can get on my install
The idsks im using are brand new, and i know its not a ram problem, i have 384 mg of ddr ram at 133 mhz, i bet my soul its not bad ram, but the floppies, tho new, could be the prollem, il try that when i get somemore moneys