[arch-general] Thinkpad 770 - Init exists but couldn't execute it (error -26)

Guus Snijders gsnijders at gmail.com
Mon Apr 11 21:20:58 UTC 2016

Op 11 apr. 2016 23:17 schreef "Guus Snijders" <gsnijders at gmail.com>:
> Op 10 apr. 2016 21:32 schreef "Serge Hooge" <cuznez at gmail.com>:
> > I recently became an owner of a Thinkpad 770, which rather ancient by
> > modern standards and decided to give it a spark of fresh life by
> > installing Arch on it.
> >
> > The CD boots okay, but when I try to actually boot x86 Arch, it Kernel
> > Panics with the subject title. It tries /bin/init, /sbin/init
> > and /bin/sh, failing with the same message for all of them.

[CD testing]

Also, try testing the RAM with something like memtest. It's not uncommon
for older laptops to have failing dimms...
(luckily, replacements are usually cheap ;) ).

Mvg, Guus Snijders

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