Kernel panic after Unpacking initramfs

Thomas Lange lange at informatik.Uni-Koeln.DE
Wed Jul 19 23:51:27 CEST 2006

>>>>> On Wed, 19 Jul 2006 11:08:11 -0700, "Russel Hill" <russh347 at> said:

    > We already have a custom kernel for our installed systems. I was
    > hoping to turn on some config options and be able to use the same
    > kernel for our fai CDs. I turned in CRAMFS and BLK_DEV_INITRD. When I
    > boot in this configuration, I get the following:

    > Unpacking initramfs...<0>Kernel panic - not syncing: no cpio magic
Building the FAI CD uses the command mkinitrd-cd. AFAIK this can't use
kernels with initramfs.

regards Thomas

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