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Booting with identical drives

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http://www.linuxquestions.org – How do I boot with two identical drives? I have two identical Western Digital WD6400AAKS SATA-II 7200 rpm 640 GB hard drives. One of the drives is an internal drive on one machine. The second is available with a mobile drive bay. I can't boot the system with both drives installed. The kernel boots fine but then halts when handing off to init. The error message is: Warning: unable to open an initial console ... Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel. I can place the mobile drive in a different system that does not have the same drive installed and th (HowTos)