Problem with neo1973 : kernel panic
lpotter at trolltech.com
Fri Dec 21 20:52:29 CET 2007
On Saturday 22 December 2007, Nils Faerber wrote:
> Marcelo CHAPARRO schrieb:
> > hello,
> > I just recieved my mobile neo1973 openmoko. But since the first start,
> > when the kernel is launching a error message appears on the screen :
> > Kernel panik, no sincing : Not init found. Try passing init=option to
> > kernel.
> > How can I solve this problem ?
> > Do I have to send the mobile back ? Or have you any solution to
> > reinstall a new kernel ?
> > Thank you very much for your help !!!
> > marcelochaparrox at gmail.com <mailto:marcelochaparrox at gmail.com>
> Hmm... sounds like the root filesystem got corrupted.
The neo does not currently ship with a root filesystem on it.
> You could try to reflash a valid filesystem.
> First look at
> for instructions for reflashing.
> Then dowload the appropriate file from
> I think this is the location of the latest public ready made build.
> Download the file
> and flash this using dfu-util as the root filesystem.
> This should hopefully do the trick, good luck!
> > Marcelo
> nils faerber
Lorn 'ljp' Potter
Software Engineer, Systems Group, MES, Trolltech
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