[Cbe-oss-dev] PS3 kernel panic - not syncing:no init found

Julio M. Merino Vidal jmerino at ac.upc.edu
Wed Mar 28 17:46:11 EST 2007

On 28/03/2007, at 9:40, chema navas wrote:

>   Hi, yesterday i did a clone-git kernel. I use YDL 5 on PS3  
> European machine.
>   I did all steps found at Julio blog (http:// 
> julipedia.blogspot.com/2007/03/building-updated-kernel-for-ps3.html)
>   I did some configuration over ps3_defconfig:
>              - disable ps3snd (kernel panic with trace)
>              - disable autoconfig IP at kernel init
>              - disable IPv6
>              - enable Wireless network devices support
>                      - enable ZL1201 usb driver
>   Kernel compiles without error but when it's running stop with
>           "Warning: Unable to open an initial console."
>  follow with:
>        "Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found, Try passing  
> init= option to kernel."
>   I think that the problem is about mount root partion (ext3), but  
> before Free kernel memory, EXT3-FS says root partition mounted in  
> read-only mode.
>      Is it a ps3-storage problem? Any idea?

That's a problem with the initrd and the lack of devices in /dev.  If  
you take a look at the article you linked above, it talks about this  
specific problem.  The last three commands shown in it should resolve  
the problem for you.

Kind regards,

Julio M. Merino Vidal <jmerino at ac.upc.edu>

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