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Re: Kernel panic: No init found.

>>>>> "Bob" == Bob Nielsen <nielsen@primenet.com> writes:

    Bob> --mP3DRpeJDSE+ciuQ Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii

    Bob> I just compiled a new 2.2.14 kernel after doing a new potato
    Bob> install and got the message:

    Bob> Kernel panic: No init found.  Try passing init= option to
    Bob> kernel.

    Bob> Does anyone know what is causing this?  The 2.2.14-compact
    Bob> kernel installed from the boot-floppies as part of the
    Bob> installation boots without any problems.  /etc/inittab,
    Bob> /etc/rcS.d, etc., all look normal.

    Bob> This is a somewhat minimal system (486DX2/66, 16MB) and I
    Bob> assume I messed something up in my kernel config after
    Bob> comparing it with one which works on my other computer I
    Bob> can't figure out what.  I've attached .config in case someone
    Bob> can discover the problem.

    Bob> I also tried installing kernel-image-2.2.14-2 from potato,
    Bob> but it reboots in the middle of loading.

    Bob> -- Bob Nielsen, N7XY (RN2) nielsen@primenet.com Tucson, AZ
    Bob> DM42nh QRP-L #1985 SOC #77 http://www.primenet.com/~nielsen

    Bob> # Processor type and features
    Bob> CONFIG_M486=y 

You might try compiling for i386 instead of 486 if you are using a non
Intel processor.


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