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Which package a file belongs to? I wish I had dumped the contents of the file with hexdump at that time, but I was in a hurry (and all ready quite aggravated with this unexpected delay) so if a change the user to something else and come back to root it gives an error. i.e. http://pgexch.com/init-cannot/init-cannot-execute-usr-bin-kdm.html

now is doing a forced check on one of the drives. 0 LVL 12 Overall: Level 12 Linux 1 Message Active today Expert Comment by:jazzIIIlove2008-10-17 Comment Utility Permalink(# a22739998) wow...so Do you have data or files on it you can't afford to lose? How you do it with GRUB I'm not sure - I haven't seen one for a long time but I think there's an option to append arguments. rc is the mother of the init scriptsthat gets run in every runlevel. https://www.redhat.com/archives/redhat-install-list/2004-March/msg00032.html

MenuExperts Exchange Browse BackBrowse Topics Open Questions Open Projects Solutions Members Articles Videos Courses Contribute Products BackProducts Gigs Live Courses Vendor Services Groups Careers Store Headlines Website Testing Ask a Question Could you right the exact error on the screen (if you write, please rewrite, i am lost here) and follow this, its first page is taking backup, second page may resemble Carefully examine /etc/init.d/rc - does it have execute permission?

That'd > be a big help. You can use a DVD or other media to boot linux rescue and copy /bin/bash into /mnt/sysimage/bin/ If this is a VM, you have a couple other options: Do you have Please, write down each procedure, so other people may use this... Hmm… What the… Did a cat /etc/passwd, looking for root's entry: root::0:0:root:/root:/bin/bash At this point some thoughts (this time - real ones) began to form in my head.

I ran "msec", hoping that it would return the permissions back to normal. What I would do is boot to either arescue cd or linux on a floppy like toms boot disk and look around onthe root partition. I'm using grub, RH9 and > FC1. > >>> > >> > >>If you boot from the first installation CD and put > >>"linux rescue" in at > >>the boot prompt http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/mandriva-30/booting-dies-with-'cannot-execute-etc-rc-d-rc-sysinit-'-mandrake-9-2-a-167576/ The time now is 07:47 PM.

The web page mentioned at http:#22726188 raises the huypothesis that perhaps shell scripts can't be executed because there is no /bin/bash, or maybe /bin/sh. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the I have a copy of the new rc.sysinit file and also a known working version both on a floppy and on the linux partition. -- Remove -killspammers- from email to send. Probably just provides a link called sh in /bin?

First Name Please enter a first name Last Name Please enter a last name Email We will never share this with anyone. http://forums.justlinux.com/showthread.php?57100-Serious-Bootup-Problem If this is a relatively new installation, or a test install, your fastest fix may be to blow it away and recreate it. CONTINUE READING Join & Write a Comment Already a member? If so, can you back up to the snapshot?

Turned out that when I generated my root FS on the host PC, the sh link in /bin somehow got broken. weblink Are there errors in it? Apparently not. Start with the cd I think you can type linux rescue attheprompt I believe.

share|improve this answer answered Oct 26 '12 at 4:40 dafydd 4171414 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign I've now returned to find that the boot sequence is not completing i.e.INIT: version 2.78 bootingINIT: cannot execute "/etc/rc.d/init.sysinit"INIT: Entering runlevel: 3INIT: cannot execute "/etc/rc.d/rc"INIT: Id "1" respawning too fast: disabled Password Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux. navigate here more hot questions question feed lang-bsh about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation

Good luck! What I would do is boot to either arescue cd or linux on a floppy like toms boot disk and look around onthe root partition. I tried booting the first disc of the 9.2 installer and typing "rescue", but it dies saying: can't open /etc/resolv.conf for read I assume this is also due to the screwed

rc is the mother of the init scriptsthat gets run in every runlevel.

Download an English-language one. 0 Message Author Comment by:se_15812008-10-15 Comment Utility Permalink(# a22721993) i set the permission again i also copied rc and rcS from live cd to the harddrive cat /proc/partitions? i am trying with knoppix your solution right now 0 Message Author Comment by:se_15812008-10-14 Comment Utility Permalink(# a22716212) Unbelievable... All rights reserved.

Your best bet is to copy it back in. This of course was pulled out of thin air, as the system does not care about whose file it runs as long as it has the x bit's set. How do I fix this? his comment is here Knoppix doesn't load.

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