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SubjectRe: Q: linux failed to execute /init?

On Jan 25 2008 14:39, Jack Harvard wrote:
>> On Jan 25 2008 13:40, Jack Harvard wrote:
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >I'm trying to boot Linux, but the /init process failed. Here is the
>> >info:
>> >
>> >=FF<6>/init exit code: -14
>> >/init exit code: -14
>> ><4>Failed to execute /init
>> >Failed to execute /init
>> > <6>/sbin/init exit code: -14
>> >
>> >Just wondering what do those different exit codes mean?
>>
>> asm-generic/errno-base.h:#define EFAULT 14 /* Bad address */
>>
>
>Also, before the init process hung up and printed out /init exit code:
>-14, it printed out the following symbol
>ÿ
>Which doesn't make any sense to me, just wondering what could have
>caused this? it's unlikely due to baud rate and printed out something
>unreadable.

ÿ is 255. While this could indicate a serial transmission error (my
guess: bad timing), printing -14 repeatedly certainly does not.
Is the ÿ reproducable, does it happen every time?
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