Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Mike McCarty Mike.McCarty at
Wed Apr 15 16:11:02 PDT 2009

ForrestG wrote:
> Hi all,
> I succesfuly create lfs at my home PC so I copy all lfs files to CF
> card. At cf card it was installed grub so I make menu.lst and I put
> CF card into another PC. Linux kernel succesfuly booted and mounted
> root directory but ist stopped with this kernel panic.
> init used greatest stark depth: 6000 bytes left

Is that possibly a typo error for "stack".

It looks like you are perhaps out of memory.

How much RAM is on that machine?

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