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INIT: PANIC: segmentation violation!

Posted on 1997-08-31
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I am running Redhat 4.2 (2.0.30) and I get this when I try to boot up the server.  This suddenly started; new machine, well has been running ok for a week; Pentium 166 w/ 32meg of EDO ram, SCSI Adaptec 2940, scsi 2gig hard disk, scsi cd, scsi tape drive, digi board PC/8e.  
This error is shown after INIT starts:
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INIT: version 2.64 booting
INIT: PANIC: segmentation violation! giving up..
(dies)
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Question by:neidingr
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by:eckspurt
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What were the most recent changes to your system before this
problem occurred?

Do you have another operating system on the machine?  How does
it function?  

Have you contacted the hardware vendor about the problem?

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unicorntech earned 50 total points
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I would try reinstalling INIT. This should fix the problem as it sounds like it may be corrupt. As with any seg fault removing and reinstalling usually can fix the problem.....


Regards,

Jason
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