Re: Oh yay! IBM 7043-150 43P YDL Install

Subject: Re: Oh yay! IBM 7043-150 43P YDL Install
From: Dan Burcaw (
Date: Mon Jan 10 2000 - 14:43:50 MST

Are you pointing to the correct partition when booting Linux?

> Well, now I got the YDL to install. I replaced my GTX250P display adapter
> with a GTX110P and it gets much farther. I was able to do a complete
> install, but I have hit another snag with no obvious solution.
> After freeing unused kernel memory, the system displays the following.
> Warning: unable to open an initial console.
> Kernel panic: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.
> Rebooting in 180 seconds..
> Now besides the fact that it never reboots, I'm not sure what the problem
> is. I tried passing some arguments to init= such as /bin/bash, but nothing
> seems to work. I'm about to try a total re-install for good measure.
> Any ideas?
> Cam McFarland
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