[TriLUG] Re: Kernel Panic - any takers?
Lance A. Brown
lance at bearcircle.net
Tue Nov 2 17:50:30 EST 2004
I've used System Rescue CD for some time now on my Fedora and RHEL
systems with good success. It boots, autodetects just about any kind
of hardware you may have, and provides most tools you'll need to help
recover a system.
Byarlay, Wayne A. wrote:
> Thanks, Lance...
> that's what I'm doing right now is finding a good floppy or CD-ROM based
> Linux boot image... I will investigate whether the HD0 is still intact,
> and if not, I will check out mkinitrd.
> I really appreciate your quick response.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: trilug-bounces at trilug.org [mailto:trilug-bounces at trilug.org] On
> Behalf Of Lance A. Brown
> Sent: Tuesday, November 02, 2004 5:36 PM
> To: Triangle Linux Users Group discussion list
> Subject: [TriLUG] Re: Kernel Panic - any takers?
> Byarlay, Wayne A. wrote:
>>...Oh, and the error messages that occur upon an attempted boot are:
>>Everything looks fine until:
>>Creating root device
>>mkrootedev: label / not found
>>mounting root filesystem
>>mount: error 2 mounting ext3
>>pivotroot: pivot_root(/sysroot, /sysroot/initrd) failed: 2 umount
>>/initrd/proc failed: 2 Freeing unused kernel memory: 132k freed Kernel
>>panic: no init found. Try passing blah blah blah...
> Boot a system rescue CD of some sort and make sure the initrd image for
> the kernel you are booting from the hard drive still exists. It may
> have been wiped out in the fsck. If it is gone, you'll have to rebuild
> it using mkinitrd.
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