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  1. #1

    Urgent HELP! linux cant boot, "warning, unable to open initial console..."

    Hi,

    i try to boot linux server 9,

    error:

    "warning, unable to open initial console,kernel panic,
    no init file, trying parsing init=options to kernel... "

    Please help..

  2. #2
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    Sounds like a miscompile of the kernel. You could try something like

    init=/bin/sh

    That will get you into single user mode

    Rus
    Russ Foster - Industry Curmudgeon

  3. #3
    "init=/bin/sh"


    Do i need to boot using the linux bootdisk?, then type init=/bin/sh?

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