unable to open an initial console
Bill Maltby - LFS Related
lfsbill at wlmcs.com
Tue Oct 29 15:06:07 PST 2002
On Tue, 29 Oct 2002, Lawrence O'Sullivan wrote:
>I could use some help with my LFS system. Everything was finished and seemed to compile corrctly, but the new LFS
>system doesn't run. Iget the following error:
> Freeing unused kernel memory: 140k freed
> Warning: unable to open an initial console
> Kernel Panic: Attempted to kill init
>I'm using LFS4.0. My original system is Mandrake 8.0. The system is on a QLITech Emperor laptop (same as Dell
>Inspiron 5000e), Pentium III 1GZh, 256mg RAM and 2gb for the LFS partition.
>I've tried the suggestions from the archives. Didn't find anything useful on google, etc. I'm still pulling my hair out.
>Attached is a text file with a listing from mnt/lfs/dev, lilo.conf,
fstab, and inittab.
Ditto on the wrapping of the text. It's not pretty this way.
In your kernel configuration, is VGA console (CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE=y)
enabled? And CONFIG_VT and CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE? I have these in mine.
billm at wlmcs.com
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