I did a "Everything" Redhat 7.1 install, applied all patches from RedHat
(which I think there might be a problem w/ the util-linux package,
because I've got another box, virtually identical in configuration,
except using an older RPM of util-linux, that doesn't have this
problem), and then installed the following SGI RPMs :
since the kernel RPM calls /sbin/new-kernel-pkg, this creates the initrd
for me, and all what I've done is edit lilo.conf, execute lilo, and when
booting, I get the following :
Mounting root filesystem
freeing unused kernel memory : 240k freed
kernel panic: no init found
try passing init= option to kernel
this has really got me, since I have a number of other boxes running w/
the same RPMs, and pretty much all the same updates as this box (though,
like I mentioned earlier, I am in the process of getting a box to use w/
that util-linux RPM, which does include /sbin/pivot_root, this might
solve problem). Has anyone else seen this? What exactly is it? I know
the general context of pivot_root, it moves from the read-only
filesystem to read-write, and I've read that it has tie-ins w/ devfs,
but haven't gotten this figured out yet.
Also, I've seen the posting that XFS needs 2.95.3 gcc, what about the
above kernel, if I'm building from source? I know at the time it was
released was right about/a little before the switch to 2.95.3, should I
just stick w/ the default version, or use 2.95.3?
Thanks in advance!
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