Kernel 2.6.15-1.2041 panics on boot.

Steven Haigh netwiz at
Sun Mar 12 15:48:52 UTC 2006

On Mon, March 13, 2006 2:39 am, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
> Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>> Steven Haigh wrote:
>>> On Mon, March 13, 2006 1:50 am, Clyde E. Kunkel wrote:
>>>> Steven Haigh wrote:
>>>>> Kernel: kernel-2.6.15-1.2041_FC5
>>>>> Arch: i686
>>>>> System: AMD Sempron 2800+
>>>>> Panic message:
>>>>> Switching to new root
>>>>> switchroot: new root mount point expected
>>>>> Kernel Panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
>>>>>  [<c011a312>] panic+0x3e/0x170    [<c011cec2>] do_exit+0x71/0x6c8
>>>>> [<c0145fc9>] do_munmap+0x184/0x19e    [<c011d59d>]
>>>>> sys_exit_group+0x0/0xd
>>>>>  [<c0102bc1>] syscall_call+0x7/0xb
>>>> Could this be the policycoreutils problem in:
>>> I don't believe so, as I have the initrd files etc in /boot. Everything
>>> looks good in that respect.
>> No initrd was just the symptom, the symptoms changed with rawhide of
>> 3/11/06, but the problem with policycoreutils remained.  Currently
>> trying an install of today's (3/12/06) rawhide.  Will report back
>> shortly.
> OK, successful clean net install with today's rawhide.  Were you doing
> an install or upgrade?  I think you are Down Under and was wondering if
> you got the latest rawhide if you were doing a net install?

I clean installed FC4, then updated to the latest FC4 updates (the
updates-released), then enabled just the fedora-devel and
fedora-extras-devel repos and ran 'yum upgrade'

I then just let it go.


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