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[ale] Kernel Panic


On Sat, 2004-05-15 at 17:23, Brandon Colbert wrote:
> My client is experiencing boot problem. I had to use a boot disk to
> boot their server. After I repaired, resized the /boot partition and
> mbr it finally booted up with out the boot disk, but half-way during
> the boot process I got this message (Kernel panic no init found try
> passing init = option to kernel)
> and then the keyboard locks up leaving the caps lock and scroll lock
> indicator light flashing.
> When I put in the boot disk, it boots up fine.
> Can some one help me solve this problem?

	Sounds like perhaps the kernel on the hard disk is corrupt.  If you can
rebuild it somehow, go for it.  If you can re-install the kernel rpm,
that may do it.

	The caps lock and scroll lock LEDs flashing means that a kernel panic

kernel, n.: A part of an operating system that preserves the
medieval traditions of sorcery and black art.