Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 161423
Kernel Panic when starting installation
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:08 EST
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Description of problem:
When I press Enter to start the Fedora 4 installation I get a "Kernel Panic - Not Syncing! Attempted to kill init." message.
I have tested installing Fedora Core 3 on the same machine and that worked fine.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from Fedora Core 4 CD 1 or DVD
2. Press Enter
Actual Results: Kernel Panic error
Expected Results: Start installation (at least get to the Media Checking tool
Am running the following hardware:
Pentium 4 2.8Mhz
Seagate Barracuda 160GB S-ATA HDD (wondering if there is something not compatible with this drive ???)
128MB GeForce FX5200 Video Card
can you check if you workaround in
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=159026 resolves this problem?
I entered random text at the boot prompt and it gave me the "Cannot find kernel"
message and then I was able to just press enter to start the install.
Thanks heaps for pointing that one out Rahul.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 159026 ***