Re: [mu SETTUP] Unable to open an initial console

From: Joshua Hudson (
Date: Sun Jul 28 2002 - 21:29:15 CEST

>From: Martin J <>
>I tried to use muLINUX at my 386 NoteBook with 4MB ram. So I created an
>bootable floppy which worked fine. But then I got the following messages:
>+/linuxrc: cannot fork
>+VFS: insert root floppy and press enter
>I'm pressing enter
>+EXT2-fs warning: mounting unchecked fs, running e2fsk is recommended
>+VFS: mounted root (ext2 filesystem)
>+trying to unmount old root
>+Unable to open an initial console
>Where is the problem ?
Out of memory, bummer.
You should be able to get to a shell by booting like so:
boot: mulinux linuxrc=/bin/sh
Can't do much, though. Clone won't work. Maybe you
can clone to umsdos by hand.

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