[svlug] 'Kernal Panic:No Init Found. Try passing Init=Option to Kernal'

Aaron T Porter atporter at primate.net
Wed Jul 10 13:43:29 PDT 2002


On Wed, Jul 10, 2002 at 04:36:44PM -0400, kanagala rao wrote:
> Today I have a problem booting Linux. It says 'Kernal Panic:No Init Found. 
> Try passing Init=Option to Kernal'
> 
> What does it mean? and how to overcome this problem?

	It means that lilo found your linux kernel, and it started but
that your root filesystem either isn't where it was told to find it, or
your init binary isn't there. As a first chance, you could try passing
your root filesystem at boot... eg:

linux root=/dev/hda1



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