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SubjectRe: kernel panic, a cry for help
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> im not sure if this q belongs here but i need all the help i can get.
> the www, dns, mail server at my site mysteriously got corrupted (not sure how).
> Now i boot it up and get
>
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel
>
> what can i do? where should i start? i dont want to break anything so please
> help me,

I suspect back up tapes. The kernel cannot find an /sbin/init to run when
it starts up. That could be on of several things

- Disk failure
- Someone broke in and erased it all
- Misconfiguration

A rescue disk is probably the starting point
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