[wellylug] RedHat 8.0 update problem OT response

Peter Jones PeterJ at indeserve.co.nz
Fri Jan 24 10:55:41 NZDT 2003


Is the ZRX-1100 the Eddie Lawson Replica lookalike? Kick-ass hooligan bike
:-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From: zrx1100 [mailto:zrx1100 at paradise.net.nz]
> Sent: Friday, 24 January 2003 08:36
> To: wellylug at yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [wellylug] RedHat 8.0 update problem
> 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I had a good working system with RH7.2 so I decided to update 
> it to RH8.0 :)
> 
> Install went fine untill reboot time. Got the following message
> 
> mount: error 6 mounting ext3
> pivotroot: pivot_root (/sysroot, /sysroot/initrd) failed 2
> umount /initrd/proc failed 2
> freeing unused kernel memory 240k freed
> kernal panic: no init found. Try passing init=option to kernal
> 
> Boots OK from floppy (except things don't work - ie dhcp, 
> atalk, firewall,
> etc.... Nothing important :)  )
> 
> Where do I start? I'm new to linux and I've searched the web 
> for help and it
> goes straight over my head. Most sites talk like I know what 
> I'm doing or
> I'm using RH 6.0 (!).
> 
> Help...
> 
> Cheers
> Andrew
> 
> PS I got the CD burner going before this. At least I'm learning.
> 
> 
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