Kernel panic: No init found.?? Try passing init= option to kernel

Mark Hatle fray at
Thu Aug 14 13:09:38 EST 2003

Find your favorite embedded distro.. if it doesn't contain it, you'll
have to build one.

The debian project is the home of ash for Linux..
(   if I remember right)


Mike G. wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> Thanks ... hmmm.. where can I get this ash.static.. is there a version
> that runs on ppclinux?
>>The way I usually debug this is to install ash.static on the system, set
>>my kernel command line to have init=/bin/ash.static..  boot up and then
>>attempt to run the "real" init manually so I can get the descriptive
>>error messages.

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