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SubjectRe: kernel panic, a cry for help
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ive started with a rescue disk, /sbin/init is present, lilo.conf seems fine, 
where might i go next?

thanx to all,
oscar


> > 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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