Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!

Posted on 2014-02-03
9
Medium Priority
?
953 Views
Last Modified: 2014-02-09
Hi
I am facing kernel panic on Rhel 6.3
tried to fsck the disk - didn't help
tried to set selinux=0 on grub - didn't help either.

any other suggestions?
0
Comment
Question by:info-btech
  • 5
  • 3
9 Comments
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Duncan Roe
ID: 39830780
Is this a new installation, or was it previously working?
0
 

Author Comment

by:info-btech
ID: 39830787
it was previously working. last time it happened the IT guy started the machine in single and started the services manually.
machine is running on VM, when running Redhat rescue mode it doesn't show the disk
but when started from systemrescue CD i could mount the drive
I found one post that recommends to do chroot /mnt/sysimage but I don't have it mounted on Redhat rescue mode since it doesn't show up the partition.
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:jools
ID: 39832252
Can you post the error on the screen? There will be some information there that will help debug.

Have you tried to use emergency boot option from grub?
0
Learn Veeam advantages over legacy backup

Every day, more and more legacy backup customers switch to Veeam. Technologies designed for the client-server era cannot restore any IT service running in the hybrid cloud within seconds. Learn top Veeam advantages over legacy backup and get Veeam for the price of your renewal

 

Author Comment

by:info-btech
ID: 39832275
i am facing now that the machine hangs on enabling /etc/fstab swaps
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:jools
ID: 39832347
can you post the messages you see on the screen?

does booting to emergency work?
0
 

Author Comment

by:info-btech
ID: 39832352
boot emergency = rescue mode?
0
 
LVL 19

Expert Comment

by:jools
ID: 39832363
no, rscue mode you need the cd/dvd
emergency is one of the options, it wont load anything and it'll give you a minimal startup, eg, root will be mounted read only.

Just append "emergency" to the boot option in grub the same way you would for single user mode
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
info-btech earned 0 total points
ID: 39832580
Haven't tried "emergency" but once upgraded Rhel with installation CD the issue got solved.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:info-btech
ID: 39845108
fixed by my own, thanks guys
0

Featured Post

NFR key for Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365

Veeam is happy to provide a free NFR license (for 1 year, up to 10 users). This license allows for the non‑production use of Veeam Backup for Microsoft Office 365 in your home lab without any feature limitations.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article will show you how to create an ISO CD-ROM/DVD-ROM image (*.iso), and MD5 checksum signature, for use with VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5). It's a good idea to compare checksums, because many installations fail because of a corr…
Giving access to ESXi shell console is always an issue for IT departments to other Teams, or Projects. We need to find a way so that teams can use ESXTOP for their POCs, or tests without giving them the access to ESXi host shell console with a root …
Teach the user how to configure vSphere clusters to support the VMware FT feature Open vSphere Web Client: Verify vSphere HA is enabled: Verify netowrking for vMotion and FT Logging is in place or create it: Turn On FT for a virtual machine: Verify …
Teach the user how to use create log bundles for vCenter Server or ESXi hosts Open vSphere Web Client: Generate vCenter Server and ESXi host log bundle:  Open vCenter Server Appliance Web Management interface and generate log bundle: Open vCenter Se…
Suggested Courses

927 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question