re. Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
Robert A. Lerche
ral at msbit.com
Tue Apr 21 10:32:18 PDT 2009
You write that the kernel has successfully mounted the root file
system. Are you sure? This kind of crash is often due to a failure
to mount /. How is the CF card connected physically?
You also write you have no initramfs. I suggest you create one --
then if initialization cannot mount root it will drop into a shell and
you can examine the kernel boot messages. Be sure to include dmesg,
grep, more and so on in your initramfs so you can look around easily.
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