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I used ubuntu in my ARM board. but now i rebooted it says that "kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!" Please can anyone tell me what to ...
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    kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!


    I used ubuntu in my ARM board. but now i rebooted it says that "kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!"
    Please can anyone tell me what to do?please tell me whether i have to reinstall my OS or any other way to get retify?
    Thanks in advance...

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    Paste your /var/log/messages you can get this by mounting the disk with a LiveCD.

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    yes i removed SD card from board and took this messages mount from card reader
    Code:
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949378.320000] usb 2-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949378.390000] VFP support v0.3: implementor 41 architecture 3 part 30 variant c rev 2
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949378.400000] input: mxc_ts as /class/input/input1
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949378.490000] mxc input touchscreen loaded
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949378.490000] pmic_rtc pmic_rtc.1: setting system clock to 1970-01-01 00:00:00 UTC (0)
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.150000] eth0: register 'asix' at usb-fsl-ehci.1-1, ASIX AX88772 USB 2.0 Ethernet, 00:26:18:7c:7f:be
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.240000] usb 1-1.1: new high speed USB device using fsl-ehci and address 3
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.370000] usb 1-1.1: config 1 interface 0 altsetting 0 bulk endpoint 0x6 has invalid maxpacket 0
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.390000] usb 1-1.1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.480000] usb 1-1.2: new high speed USB device using fsl-ehci and address 4
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.600000] usb 1-1.2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.610000] hub 1-1.2:1.0: USB hub found
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.620000] hub 1-1.2:1.0: 4 ports detected
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949379.910000] usb 1-1.2.3: new low speed USB device using fsl-ehci and address 5
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.130000] usb 1-1.2.3: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.150000] input: Logitech USB Optical Mouse as /class/input/input2
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.230000] generic-usb 0003:046D:C019.0001: input: USB HID v1.11 Mouse [Logitech USB Optical Mouse] on usb-fsl-ehci.0-1.2.3/input0
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.330000] usb 1-1.2.4: new low speed USB device using fsl-ehci and address 6
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.550000] usb 1-1.2.4: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.570000] input: Logitech Logitech USB Keyboard as /class/input/input3
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949380.660000] generic-usb 0003:046D:C315.0002: input: USB HID v1.10 Keyboard [Logitech Logitech USB Keyboard] on usb-fsl-ehci.0-1.2.4/input0
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949415.830000] kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949416.290000] EXT3 FS on mmcblk0p2, internal journal
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949416.300000] EXT3-fs: recovery complete.
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949416.320000] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949416.330000] VFS: Mounted root (ext3 filesystem).
    Jan  1 08:01:02 ubuntu kernel: [42949416.340000] Freeing init memory: 124K
    Nov 26 10:43:13 ubuntu kernel: [42949454.700000] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] 7535808 512-byte hardware sectors: (3.85 GB/3.59 GiB)
    Nov 26 10:43:13 ubuntu kernel: [42949454.710000] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
    Nov 26 10:43:13 ubuntu kernel: [42949454.740000] sd 0:0:0:0: [sda] Write cache: disabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
    Nov 26 10:43:13 ubuntu kernel: [42949454.750000]  sda: sda1 sda2
    Nov 26 10:43:52 ubuntu kernel: [42949493.660000] kjournald starting.  Commit interval 5 seconds
    Nov 26 10:43:52 ubuntu kernel: [42949493.670000] EXT3 FS on sda2, internal journal
    Nov 26 10:43:52 ubuntu kernel: [42949493.680000] EXT3-fs: mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
    Nov 26 10:46:59 ubuntu kernel: [    7.220000] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
    Nov 26 10:46:59 ubuntu kernel: [    7.380000] eth0: link up, 100Mbps, full-duplex, lpa 0x45E1
    Nov 26 11:02:59 ubuntu -- MARK --
    Nov 26 11:13:00 ubuntu kernel: [ 1568.520000] *** cs8556 lcd_fb_event
    Nov 26 11:13:49 ubuntu kernel: [ 1617.040000] *** cs8556 lcd_fb_event
    Nov 26 11:35:45 ubuntu kernel: [ 2933.750000] *** cs8556 lcd_fb_event
    Nov 26 12:02:59 ubuntu -- MARK --
    Nov 26 12:22:59 ubuntu -- MARK --
    Nov 26 12:39:01 ubuntu kernel: [ 6729.650000] *** cs8556 lcd_fb_event
    sharief@sharief-desktop:/media/disk-1/var/log$
    These are the last few lines of /var/log/messages
    Thanks in advance...

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    Odd I dont see any errors in there..
    Can you also parse us your bootloader config?
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    Post the contents of /boot/grub/menu.lst ( or grub.conf ) file and out of ls /boot command.
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