VM : kernel panic – not syncing: attempted to kill init!

Unable to access resume device (LABEL=SWAP-hda-3)
mount: could not find filesystem ‘/dev/root/’
…..
kernel panic – not syncing: attempted to kill init!

  1. Power off the VM
  2. Go to settings for this VM in VIrtualbox/VMware application
  3. Setting-> General -> Basic
  4. Change Type -> To correct type or select “Other”
  5. Change Version -> To Correct Version or “Other / Unknown” (64 according to arch of VM m/c)
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