3.4.0-1 kernel panic on laptop

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http://forums.fedoraforum.org – vaio vgn-n365e,intel core duo, 2gig ram, intel 945 mobility graphics, intel wireless,dual boot w/win7 Did a clean install using fc17 xfce spin. Earlier kernels work fine, but this latest creates a kernel panic. I've reinstalled the kernel but same problem perists. Tried the pae version, but the same pattern with non-pae. Dmesg nor /var/log/messages give no clue. The screen goes through hardware devices, then I see the kernel start, helper, code, eip,cr2, then right after "end trace" it goes to kernel panic, not syncing: attempted to kill init! I suppose I could wait until the (HowTos)