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

On Sat 26 Jul 2014 at 20:32:32 +0200, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:

> I tried different kernels. Same error. Only that the error message
> is less specific on 3.2.0 than with 3.1.14: The later always says
> "(error -8)".

3.14.1? Please see the date on the link below.

> 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.

Here is the patch:


> I'm still looking forward to hints how to recover from this problem ;-)

Does this count? :)

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