Why does Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 machine fail to boot with error "Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel." ?

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Issue

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 machine fails to boot with following panic message.
Kernel panic - not syncing: No init found. Try passing init= option to kernel.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4

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