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    Is there anything besides /linux in the root?  Sounds like init is
    dynamic and needs the linker and libc. Make sure init is static.

    robert

    * Paul Powell (moloch16@yahoo.com) [001013 17:18]:
    > Hello,
    >
    > I am attempting to move all of the root files and
    > folders into a single directory /linux on the root
    > file system. I then use the kernel parameter
    > init=/linux/sbin/init to get things rolling but the
    > kernel panics.
    >
    > When I boot linux, everything seems to work ok until
    > the kernel tries to execute init. The root device is
    > mounted as the root file system successfully and I see
    > a message stating so. But then I get a kernel panic
    > which says it couldn't find init and to try using the
    > init= kernel parameter.
    >
    > I'm guessing there is something missing from the root
    > directory that the kernel needs but isn't there. I
    > tried moving the /dev directory back to the root
    > directory on the root file system but this didn't help
    > things.
    >
    > Anyone have any clues?
    >
    > Thanks.
    >
    > P.S. The reason I'm doing this is because I'm
    > creating a bootable CD but have other things on the CD
    > in addition to linux.
    >
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