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Hey everybody, I want let you guys know that I'm almost completely oblivious to linux. I recently installed linux (slackware 10) with the help of a friend. After everything has ...
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- 12-19-2004 #1
- Join Date
- Dec 2004
I'm a TOTAL newb and need help with Linux installation...
I want let you guys know that I'm almost completely oblivious to linux.
I recently installed linux (slackware 10) with the help of a friend. After everything has been installed, I get an error message stating " kernel panic : no init found, try passing init= option to kernel"
I have ABSOLUTELY no idea what this could possibly mean....Can somebody please help me get past this STEP by STEP, seeing how completely ignorant I am with linux.
- 12-19-2004 #2
- Join Date
- Apr 2004
- Winter Park, Fl
This generally has to do with invalid mount points in your bootloader i think..
A quick google search MOD EDIT - USE THE URL TAGS SO LINKS DON'T MAKE THE PAGE SCROLL HORIZONTALLY
turned up the following:
so you can try and boot into safe mode, edit your lilo or if you are using grub you can do it on the fly i think. make sure your mount point is set properly.
hope this helps!