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Re: How do I pass init= to the kernel?


I've never used loadlin (and actually, I've never used debian, just
installed it today) but I had the same problem the the boot diskette was
pointing to the wrong '/' partition. check that your root=??? is


On Sun, Jun 03, 2001 at 11:34:56PM -0400, Margarete Hans wrote:
> When trying to install Debian from a DOS partition, using loadlin, the
> kernel booted, but then I got the following message:
> Partition check:
>  hda: hda1 hda2 hda3 < hda5 hda6 hda7 >
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block invalid compressed format
> (err=2)<6>apm: BIOS version 1.1 Flags 0x03
> (Driver version 1.13)
> apm: disabled on user request.
> EXT2-fs warning: checktime reached, running e2fsck is recommended
> VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 156k freed
> kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c, errno = 2
> kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c, errno = 2
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> ide0: unexpected interrupt, status=0x80, count=1
> How do I pass init= to the kernel?
> I tried
> loadlin linux root=/dev/ram initrd=root.bin init=1,
> loadlin linux root=/dev/ram initrd=root.bin init=2
> and
> loadlin linux single root=/dev/ram initrd=root.bin,
> but they all give the same error message. What should I do?
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