Init hangs

Ralph Siemsen rsiemsen at
Fri Aug 6 21:22:33 EST 2004

Wolfgang Denk wrote:

> Looks as if your init is crashing.
> Try running a (statically linked)  shell  instead  (by  passing  some
> init=/bin/sh" option on the boot command line).

This could also be a floating point issue.  Most code compiled against
libc will try to "reset" the floating point state upon startup.  This
will cause a fault if you do not have a kernel floating point emulator
of some sort loaded to handle it.  (Even though init doesn't use any
floating point itself).  So as a quick test try building your kernel


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