Re: No init found (after reset)
From: Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez (jkerouac_at_bgsec.com)
Date: Fri, 03 Sep 2004 20:31:04 +0200
> Hi all.
> I have a porblem with my Fedora Linux installation.
> I had to reset PC because it got hunged, so the system did not unmounted the
> filesystems, there was not kill signat etc (violent reset).
> When I tried to boot later, in the bootup sequence, the booting up stops and
> I read: "Kernell panic, no init found". I also can read that my EXT2
> filesystem (linux installation) cannot be found.
> I've tried to boot up with my boot floppy, but the same message appears.
> Can you tell me how can I fix it? Do I need to reinstall linux again? If so,
> how can I reinstall it without changing my configuration and installied
> soft? (I mean, reinstall the system without formatting partitions).
> Thank you very much.
Try to use a Live Distribution as Knoppix to boot into Linux and see
what have happened to your filesystem, maybe it's just a matter of
doing a fsck, but maybe it's something more serious. Be very careful
with your filesystem, because making a fsck or something similar can
kill your data.
-- Jose Maria Lopez Hernandez Director Tecnico de bgSEC firstname.lastname@example.org bgSEC Seguridad y Consultoria de Sistemas Informaticos http://www.bgsec.com ESPAŅA The only people for me are the mad ones -- the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles. -- Jack Kerouac, "On the Road"