Re: Kernel panic error
On Tue, Oct 21, 2003 at 07:27:29AM +0100, Anim Asante wrote:
> I have got a grub menu.lst file with a section of the
> file looking like this
> root (hd1,0)
> kernel /vmlinuz root=/dev/hdb1
> When I restart my machine and select this option, the
> boot up process begins up
> to a point and it gives the following error message:
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: No init found.
> Try passing init= option to kernel.
> Can anybody indicate what "option" should be?
The kernel can't find /sbin/init. Are you sure your root partition is
at /dev/hdb1? Have you compiled a new kernel? If so, did you remember
to build in support for your root filesystem? Try booting from a floppy
or CD, or your old kernel if you have one. Or you could try
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