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Re: Jessie early boot failure: "/sbin/init exists but couldn't execute it (error -8)" (initrd corrupt?)

Am 26.07.2014 20:49, schrieb Gregor Hoffleit:
> Am 2014-07-26 20:42, schrieb Michael Biebl:
>> Am 26.07.2014 20:32, schrieb Gregor Hoffleit:
>>> Obviously the error 8 is for ENOEXEC - Exec format error. I wonder what
>>> this could mean. The kernel is i386 (686-pae) and /sbin/init is as well
>>> i386.
>> What kind of hardware do you have? Does your processor support PAE?
> AMD X2 4400, 4 GB RAM. Worked well with this kernel for years.

Ok, that's fine.

Have you tried unpacking the initrd an checking the contents? E.g. run
"file" on the unpacked files.

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