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Old 11-15-2003, 07:29 AM   #1
Rabon
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Kernel Panic with LiLo


Hi,

I just installed Slackware 9.1 but when booting on hdc9 (this is where root is mounted) there is a kernel panic:

WARNING: Failed to open an initial console
Kernel Panic. Try to pass init= option to the kernel


I checked the /ec/lilo.conf and everything seems to be allright. Although the root filesystem is ext2, it seems as LiLo mounts a riserfs-partition as /. I don not even have one reiserfs-partiotion on my PC. ???
Dos anybody have an idea how to fix this so that I get my slackware up and running? I would be very thankful!
Rabon

Last edited by Rabon; 11-15-2003 at 09:08 AM.
 
Old 11-15-2003, 09:09 AM   #2
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sorry, the problem is kind of fixed since I made a second install of slackware... Now everythig works fine
 
Old 01-25-2004, 09:30 PM   #3
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I have reinstall 5 times... I get the same thing.... what could be wrong?
 
Old 01-25-2004, 10:09 PM   #4
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Check your hda /etc/fstab (with knoppix or a floppy). I would suspect the install has neglected to put the hda info in and thus there are missing mount points. Knoppix will let you edit this and put them in by hand if you know what to put in (should look like the ones in /etc/fstab in knoppix, only the mount point will be '/' instead of /mnt/hda1' or whatever). I have also seen a thread somewhere where someone had put /boot on its own partition and not sent the kernel the location, I cannot remember exactly.

I had the same problem with the new mandrake beta. I was able to install by manually partitioning the HD, then selecting the mount points manually.

Last edited by colnago; 01-25-2004 at 10:14 PM.
 
Old 01-31-2004, 04:52 AM   #5
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The same problem here. So, after installing Mandrake 10 beta 1 I configured Lilo, disabling those APCI and AP-don't-know-what-it-means :-) I just read it somewhere, and tried to disable these... and it worked!

In case you don't know how to do it: after installation is complete you get to the configuration screen. Then choose to configure the boot, and you'll get to this screen where the Aps-whatever will be. They're set active by defaul, so I just unchecked them. It worked for me.
 
  


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