Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 118826
"kernel panic: Attempted to kill init!"
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:43:29 EDT
After upgrading to SysVinit-2.85-20, I can no longer boot.
Immediately after my initrd finishes running, I get "kernel panic:
Attempted to kill init!". I had to reboot with init=/bin/sh, mount
all my filesystems by hand and downgrade to SysVinit-2.85-18 to get
back up and running.
It may be relevant that I'm *not* using SELinux.
But you probably have an /etc/sysconfig/selinux with
Or do you have 'enforcing=1' in your kernel commandline?
Happens here also with a vanilla 2.4.25 host. SELinux settings are the
default ones and there is no 'enforcing=1' in the cmdline (or any
other selinux option).
'default ones' -> do you have a /etc/sysconfig/selinux?
no; there is no /etc/sysconfig/selinux
Jonathan: are you running a 2.4 kernel as well?
I am running 2.4.25-pac1 (built it myself, not Red Hat kernel).
OK, I can't reproduce this with the FC1 update kernel - does that work
for you? I'll build a 2.4.25 and test that...
I am not in a position (i.e., I don't have the time) to try a FC
kernel right now.
should be fixed in SysVinit-2.85-22.