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Re: [Xen-devel] Kernel running in dom0 wants init= argument

To: John Christian <jchristi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-devel] Kernel running in dom0 wants init= argument
From: Ian Pratt <Ian.Pratt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 2004 21:27:01 +0000
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> Hi ... so I'm now successfully running in the xen kernel .... now I'm 
> attempting to start my first domain, which begins to load ok, but croaks 
> at this point:
> Kernel panic - not syncing: no init found.  Try passing init= option to 
> kernel.
> None of the sample domain configs mention init= so I'm at a bit of a 
> loss as to what this means.

It's a standard linux thing --- it means that although its
mounted a root file system it can't find /sbin/init. Are you sure
you remembered to populate the filesystem? What happens if you
mount it in dom0 and inspect it?


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