I get a "kernel panic:no init found" when I try to install pocket linux
I'm new to Linux and I'm trying to install PocketLinux (based on slackware) from http://www.gnulinux.de/pocketlinux/i.../Main/HomePage .
I put the ISO on a boot disk and then tried to install it by setting the boot option to CD then starting the computer with the disk in the drive.
When I start it I get the first screen that asks me if I have any extra parameters, I answered no
Then it loads some stuff and then starts showing errors "warning; unable to open an initial console", "inode out of bounds" and finally "kernel panic:no init found. Try passing Init= option to kernel." And then it stops there.
Some background on the Comp: it is a HP running Windows 98, with 400 mhz, 12.7 gb hard drive, 96 mb ram and Pentium II. I'm going to use it for word processing for school as well as hopefully a little bit of music-listening-to if I have enough memory. We had put it in storage because it stopped being able to get to windows. It stopped on the Windows 98 screen indefinately.
Then I tried to use the HP pavilion system recovery disk but it would stop after it got to a certain line and wouldn't finish re-installing everything. Now when I reboot it says "invalid system disk"
Thanks in advance.
I hope this question isn't redundant