Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!


  Search this Thread
Old 05-12-2006, 05:01 AM   #1
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: South Africa
Posts: 146

Rep: Reputation: 15
Cool Kernel Panic Error

Hi Again

Need help urgently thanks.?
I keep getting this message on my system every time i disconnect my SATA Dlt-V40 tape drive from my lunix redhat 7.3.
"Failed to EXEC /sbin.modprobe -s -k block-major-3 errno = 2
Mount: error 6 mounting ext3
Pivotroot: pivot_root(/sysroot,/sysroot/initrd) failed:2
Kernel panic: no init found. try passing init=option to kernel"
Does any one know how to get pass this.?

Old 05-12-2006, 07:17 AM   #2
Registered: Jan 2005
Location: UK
Posts: 55

Rep: Reputation: 16
This is an error in your initial ramdisk image it is failing to load a module that it needs to access your root filesystem.
one thing to try is to rebuild your initrd file by using mkinitrd
Old 05-12-2006, 08:46 AM   #3
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: South Africa
Posts: 146

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
I tried that command mkinitrd, nothing happened.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Kernel Error Not Panic Tunarle Slackware 3 03-22-2006 04:20 PM
kernel panic error after rebooting new kernel image fiero Linux - General 4 07-13-2005 09:32 AM
New 2.6.10 kernel panic error Keyser Sose Slackware 4 01-17-2005 02:40 AM
kernel panic error corbis_demon Linux - Newbie 1 11-04-2004 05:16 AM
Problem booting up new kernel. Kernel panic error... RHLinuxGUY Red Hat 2 04-11-2004 05:59 AM > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:00 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration