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SubjectRe: Q: linux failed to execute /init?

-14 is EFAULT. This means that there was some access
to memory that was not mapped.

In the future, check /usr/include/asm/errno.h for exit
codes. Of course in user-space they are positive with
-1 being return from the function-call and errno being
set to this code. In the kernel, they are combined with
'error' being the negative of the return code.

On Fri, 25 Jan 2008, 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?
> Thanks, -J
> --

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5588.29 BogoMips).
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