unable to open an initial console
lawrence.osullivan at 141.com
Tue Oct 29 22:44:52 PST 2002
10/29/2002 5:06:07 PM, Bill Maltby - LFS Related <lfsbill at wlmcs.com> wrote:
>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
CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE, CONFIG_VT and CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE are all = y
Thanks for the thought.
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