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Old 12-02-2004, 06:15 AM   #1
tegralens
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Angry Kernel Panic - Not Syncing: Attempted To Kill Init!


I just finished installing Fedora Core 3 (Kernal 2.6.9-1.667) The install went fine no problems. Then when it is booting for the first time I get this message.


BUFFER I/O ERROR ON DEVICE HDA, LOGICAL BLOCK 0
REDHAT NASH VERSION 4.1.18 STARTING
READING ALL PHSICAL VOLUMES. THIS MAY TAKE A WHILE...
NO VOLUME GROUPS FOUND
NO VOLUME GROUPS FOUND
NO VOLUME GROUPS FOUND
MOUNT: ERROR 6 MOUNTING EXT3
MOUNT: ERROR 2 MOUNTING NONE
SWITCHROOT: MOUNT FAILED:22
UNMOUNT /INITRD/DEV FAILED: 2
KERNEL PANIC - NOT SYNCING: ATTEMPTED TO KILL INIT!


I am new to Linux but I tried a couple of this to see it I can get it to Work. I tried to reinstall Fedora again but removing all partitions. Did not work. Also tried another HD. Did not work. I also tried to Play around in the Bios by changing some setting for example. I tried to change the pio mode and udma mode. Did not work. Checked to make sure my bios was up to date. It is. Don't know what else to do Please help.
 
Old 12-02-2004, 10:01 AM   #2
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Angry

hay i couldnt even install FC3 b'cos of kernal panic.what should i do.i tried all modes of installation.in graphical mode this message appears even b4 the gui starts.help me
 
Old 12-02-2004, 12:21 PM   #3
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I found a way to fix this incase anyone ever has this problem. I have a Asus p3v4x motherboard. My HD and dvd drive was in the same ide cable. Example HD was Master dvd drive was slave. After I change them to there own ide cable (Hd was master in IDE 0 and DVD drive was master in IDE 1) I was finally able to boot fedora core 3. Problem went away
 
Old 01-08-2005, 10:11 AM   #4
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You most likely need to create a new initrd file.
Using the Rescue CD

chroot /mnt/sysimage
mkinitrd /boot/initrd-2.6.9-1.667.img

A new initrd file is created and the system should hopefully boot successfully.
 
Old 01-10-2005, 10:09 AM   #5
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I'm having the same problem with Fedora 2. The odd thing is that I can install RH 6.1 OK.

Here is the message I get:

Fatal exception in interrupt
In interrupt handler - not syncing

Keying on the word "interrupt", I'm guessing it might be my CD drive. In any case, I'm going to be testing a lot of my peripherals today - apparently Fedora 2 doesn't like one of them!
 
Old 01-10-2005, 12:12 PM   #6
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The problem is solved.

I took out the CD (an 8x Mitsumi) and subsituted a 16x Generic, and everything booted up OK.

Maybe this is just a temporary solution, but I can now install Fedora.

Thanks, everybody, for all the advice!
 
Old 02-05-2006, 12:48 AM   #7
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kernal panic - not syncing attempted to kill init

i have linspire linux and when trying to install to the harddrive or run from cd i get this message ive tried several harddrives and just recently got a new one and formatted it with ntfs but still can't resolve my problem any help is appreciated because i was really looking foward to the benifits of linux thanx very much for any help
 
Old 07-04-2006, 11:45 AM   #8
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kernel panic kernel trying to kill init

Buffer I/o Error On Device Hda, Logical Block 0
Redhat Nash Version 4.1.18 Starting
Reading All Phsical Volumes. This May Take A While...
No Volume Groups Found
No Volume Groups Found
No Volume Groups Found
Mount: Error 6 Mounting Ext3
Mount: Error 2 Mounting None
Switchroot: Mount Failed:22
Unmount /initrd/dev Failed: 2
Kernel Panic - Not Syncing: Attempted To Kill Init!
 
Old 07-20-2006, 03:29 AM   #9
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This is a big problem for fedora 3 people , here is a solution :

http://www.softwarecity.org/forum/vi...php?pid=26#p26

Hope this helps ...Good Luck
 
Old 07-20-2006, 09:51 AM   #10
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Kernel Panic

I have a problem while booting.After Booting an error message come and says like
I could not start the X
server (your raphical environment)
due to some internel error.
Please contact your system administrator
or check your syslog to diagnose.
In the meantime this display will be
disabled.Please restart gdm when
the problem is corrected.

can anybody tell me how to solve this problem.
 
Old 04-22-2007, 02:06 AM   #11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by white_cafee
This is a big problem for fedora 3 people , here is a solution :

http://www.softwarecity.org/forum/vi...php?pid=26#p26

Hope this helps ...Good Luck

FYI, this is a dead link.
 
Old 05-07-2008, 12:02 PM   #12
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kernel panic

I have found out that I have to put the command in at boot everytime before it will boot. Is there a way to get this to be a permanent change?
This is what I put in again "linux all-generic-ide irqpoll" The rest of the command is already in the line that I edit. I hit enter to update change but if I reboot then I have to enter this all over again. I would like to make the change permanent. Any suggestions???? Thanks
 
Old 05-07-2008, 12:24 PM   #13
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It depends on which boot loader do you use. If it's GRUB, edit the "/boot/grub/menu.list" and add you parameter at the end of the "kernel" line. If it's LILO, I don't remember exactly, Ibut I think it's a similar trick in the "/etc/lilo.conf".

Just a remark, FEDORA 3 he's very old (4 years!), the CORE 9 will be out soon. And unlike Microsoft software, you don't have to upgrade your hardware when you upgrade your software... The newest your linux is, the better it will recognize hardware.
 
Old 06-23-2008, 03:15 PM   #14
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I ran across this same issue with CentOS 5. I popped the case and found out there were 2 HD connected to same IDE both set on CS. Removed power to one HD and worked fine.
 
  


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