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Mysterious boot failure

Postby wanderson » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:04

I had successfully run Sabayon Linux Business Edition 1.0 on my main office/personal computer - Compaq workstation, upgraded to AMD 64X2_5600, 2GB DDR2 RAM, and 250GB ATA/EIDE HD, and after testing new Sabayon Linux Professional 1.1 as Live DVD, decided to upgrade.

Before the upgrade install, I increased my System memory to 4MG - from 2GB, and changed HD from 250GB ATA/EIDE to 320GB SATA drive.

Now NO Sabayon version, even Business edition will complete Live or HD install, instead stopping (crashing) at :
(last two lines)
>> Booting (initramfs)..Switch_root: Bad console '/dev/console'
[ 85.815458] Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Please help, as I have re-configured my whole workstation computer plan based on Sabayon, and do not wish to consider any other distro.

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Re: Mysterious boot failure

Postby wolfden » Wed Nov 14, 2007 6:34

Is this happening on the boot up of the livedvd or after you have it installed or what?

Your post is very confusing, upgrade OS, hardware, - how you upgrading OS if you switch the Harddrives?

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