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init id respawning too fast after installation (first time)

Posted: 2015/02/28 14:07:51
by mtalp
hello all,

m very new to linux and this is my very first installation (centOS 5.5).

after installing the OS (using graphical mode) n my VMware, on rebooting the system gave an error "init id respawning too fast disabled for 5 minutes ".

kindly help me n this

regards

Re: init id respawning too fast after installation (first ti

Posted: 2015/02/28 16:55:47
by gerald_clark
CentOS 5.5 is many years out of support.
The current versiions are 5.11, 6.6 and 7.

Re: init id respawning too fast after installation (first ti

Posted: 2015/03/02 13:30:01
by mtalp
apologize, have the version 5.11

regards

Re: init id respawning too fast after installation (first ti

Posted: 2015/03/02 17:46:32
by aks
Your /etc/inittab is probably broken. Perhaps http://www.unixguide.net/linux/faq/09.24.shtml will give you a clue.