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Old 04-24-2003, 08:02 PM   #1
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kernel panic help needed

I've just compiled a new kernel and I get a kernel panic on rebooting.
The message i get it is:
no init found. try passing init = option to kernel
can someone explain to me what i have to do to get this kernel to boot.
Please bear in mind I'm a newbie.

Old 04-25-2003, 12:52 AM   #2
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The way I handle this is to build intial ram disk support into my kernels. otherwise you have to have a seperate ram disk boot image.
Old 04-25-2003, 04:00 AM   #3
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often this is from not compiling support for the filesystem
you are using into the kernel, or the kernel lacking other
options that doesn't allow it to mount the filesystem.
Old 04-25-2003, 04:15 AM   #4
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I 'll have to build a new one,I think



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