Re: KERNEL PANIC !
On Sat, Jun 20, 2009 at 10:11:59PM +0530, Lenny M wrote:
> Hi All ,
> I am updating the kernel of my debian 'etch' GNU/Linux system.
> I am getting a kernel Panic:
> umount:devfs: not mounted
> mount : unknown filesystem type 'devfs'
> umount: devfs: not mounted
> pivot_root : No such file or directory
> /sbin/init: 432: cannot open dev/console : No such file
> Kernel Panic - not syncing : Attempted to kill init !
> Please help me with this.
This looks like you are using an initrd? With modern Debian kernels
you need an initramfs. See the mkinitramfs command in the
Did you manually make an initrd? I'd be surprised to find that current
Debian kernels would attempt that on their own.