Re: Kernel panic error
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Marcum [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: 22 October 2003 07:01
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: 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
> > file looking like this
> > root (hd1,0)
> > kernel /vmlinuz root=/dev/hdb1
> > boot
> > When I restart my machine and select this option,
> > boot up process begins up
> > to a point and it gives the following error
> > 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?
> > Thanks
> 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
Thanks for the reply.
I do not have any problems when I use lilo. I am not
at my machine at the moment but I will give it a try
and see what happens.
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