Re: Linux 2.4.10 etherboot initrd init= problem

From: Anuradha Ratnaweera (
Date: Thu Oct 11 2001 - 02:20:47 EST

On Tue, Sep 25, 2001 at 07:32:43AM -0700, cj wrote:
> Linux 2.4.10 etherbooting via mknbi-linux panics with:
> ....
> Net4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
> RAMDISK: Compressed image found at block 0
> Freeing initrd memory 3084k freed
> VFS:: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem).
> Mounted devfs on /dev
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 276k freed
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> These kernel command lines work with 2.4.9 but not 2.4.10:
> auto rw root=/dev/ram ramdisk_size=8192
> auto rw root=/dev/ram init=/sbin/init ramdisk_size=8192
> auto rw root=/dev/ram init=/bin/ash ramdisk_size=8192

Do you have a /linuxrc link to /sbin/init?



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