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Hi everyone, I got an easy question for you. I'm trying to update my Linux kernel and I want to use the same configuration as my current working kernel. I ...
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    kernal panic


    Hi everyone,

    I got an easy question for you. I'm trying to update my Linux kernel and I want to use the same configuration as my current working kernel. I need this because during compilation of the kernel, I get the following messages:

    Warning: Unable to open on initial console.
    Kernel Panic: No init found Try passing init = option to kernel.

    Note, I have lilo configured with a new initrd .img for the new kernel. I know that it has to do with the menuconfig stuff because I added ext3 fs support (apparently was disabled by default) and when I recompiled and restarted, it got a little farther than it previously did, though it still panicked later. Thanks for the help!

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    Try to change the append="root=LABEL=/" to the actual filsystem device for example append="root=/dev/hda2" in /etc/lilo.conf. And Rexecute lilo. It seems that the kernel cant find your root-filsystem....
    Regards

    Andutt

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    r u doing xconfig
    well when i did that i also checked the ext3 option but it has something different just mark it it looks as it was marked but it won't try it again
    may be u get out of ur prob :o

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