[arch-general] Fwd: Kernel panic - after upgrade

Csányi Pál csanyipal at gmail.com
Sun Jan 18 18:24:00 UTC 2015

2015-01-18 19:04 GMT+01:00 Troy Engel <troyengel+arch at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Jan 18, 2015 at 11:49 AM, Csányi Pál <csanyipal at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2015-01-18 18:20 GMT+01:00 Damjan Georgievski <gdamjan at gmail.com>:
>>> there's no /init outside of the ramdisk, so his problem seems to be in the
>>> initramfs, but probably because his base system is a bit borked and it
>>> mkinitcpio creates the initramfs out of it.
>> What to do?
> Looking into "mkinitcpio" it makes an assumption that
> /usr/lib/initcpio/busybox exists -- while in your rescue arch-chroot,
> try just re-installing "mkinitcpio-busybox" package. It provides the
> 'init' function as I referenced earlier, which mkinitcpio symlinks to:
>   $ /usr/lib/initcpio/busybox --list | grep init
>   init
> Perhaps your busybox binary is somehow broken; after reinstall run
> mkinitcpio -p linux again to rebuild your initramfs and see if that
> helps.

I just did followings when in rescue arch-chroot:
pacman -S mkinitcpio-busybox

mkinitcpio -p linux

exit from arch-chroot

Still get the kernel panic error mesage.

What can I do now?

Regards from Pal

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