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Old 02-26-2009, 06:22 AM   #1
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Kernel Panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init

i have oracle EBS on RHEL 4
After reboot command, i am getting the below message

exec of init (./sbin/unit ) failed :B
umount /initrd/dev failed :2

Kernel Panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init

Has anyone faced such error? PLease Suggest

Old 02-26-2009, 07:31 AM   #2
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yeap this sound like when you boot loader lilo or grub and your /etc/fstab file is not in sync and not pointing to root tree where the folder /sbin/unit is placed . that's my thought. three reasons why it would fail. one does not exist two pointed to the wrong location for root three the /sbin/unit program is not set to executable. most likly your boot option is not in sync with your /etc/fstab file
which means your boot loader isn't pointing to the correct root tree root=/dev/?
the out put is
Kernel Panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init

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