Kernel Panic: No init found
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Mon Jun 17 17:48:58 PDT 2002
Lon Lentz wrote:
> I did that. It reported that the root was my Mandrake partition, so I
> changed it, and double
> checked it. So it is now pointing at the correct partition. But I am
> still getting:
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: No init found.
> A couple things. I haven't umounted the partition from /mnt/lfs yet.
> Also, all of the devices
> that are in my Mandrake /mnt are not present in my LFS /mnt, it's
> empty. Did miss something?
You probably skipped a few things in chapter 6 of the lfs book. It seems you
haven't built system5 init or made your devices. Have you successfully done
the chroot environment at the beginning of chapter 6?
> And thanks for the help.
> Allen Crider wrote:
>>Try looking at what rdev says about your kernel:
>>rdev /boot/bzImage (for example)
>>It should report the root partition which it expects init to be. If it is
>>incorrect you can then use rdev to change the root partition of the
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