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Date: Thu, 3 Jan 2013 20:55:32 +0100
From: Igmar Palsenberg <>
Subject: Re: /etc/inittab exisits, yet reports none!

> I installed Owl-3_0-stable version on a separate /boot usb stick and /
> in a hdd. After installation, boot halts reporting 'INIT: no inittab
> file found \n Enter run level:' I entered 3 and it errored back:
> 'INIT: no more processes left in this run level'.
> I tried to boot live iso in rescue mode, but reported kernel panic. So
> I booted again in safe mode from the live iso image. Checked
> /etc/inittab in the installed /etc (I allocated a separate partition
> for /etc) directory and the file /etc/inittab duly exists.
> What could be the problem?

That you can't locate /etc on a separate partition. It is required that it should be the root partition,
along with /sbin, /bin, and /lib{64} at least.


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