System stopped booting because of SELinux issues.

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  • A Red Hat Enterprise Linux v.6 panics during early boot, with the following message :
Kernel panic - not syncing: Attempted to kill init!
Pid: 1, comm: init not tainted 2.6.32-279.el6.x86_64 #1
Call Trace
  [<ffffffff814fd11a>] ? panic+0xa0/0x168
  [<ffffffff81070db2>] ? do_exit+0862/0x870
  [<ffffffff8117ca75>] ? fput+0x25/0x30
  [<ffffffff81070c38>] ? do_group_exit+0x17/0x20
  [<ffffffff81070cc7>] ? sys_exit_group+0x17/0x20
  [<ffffffff8100b0f2>] ? system_call_fastpath+0x16/0x1b


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2
  • SELinux
  • Dracut

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