unable to open an initial console

Lawrence O'Sullivan 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:
>
>>Hi!
>>
>>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.
>
>>
>>
>>Thanks 
>>Lawrence
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>-- 
>Bill Maltby
>billm at wlmcs.com
>
>-- 
CONFIG_VGA_CONSOLE, CONFIG_VT and CONFIG_VT_CONSOLE are all = y 

Thanks for the thought. 



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