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Ubuntu LVM on LUKS UEFI

I want to install Ubuntu on LVM on LUKS in UEFI mode. An UEFI partition, another encrypted partition for /boot and again an encrypted partition for system. My question is: How can I add hooks to ...
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How to get / watch for a Debian bug update for Ubuntu in initramfs-tools 0.122ubuntu8.8

On installing a recent Xubuntu with Ubuntu 16.04, I find myself unable to set keyboard layout permanently to German becase every time I do it using dpkg, the initramfs-tools bug kicks in. dpkg-...
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Initramfs creating bad/duplicate mount point in Linux

I have a CentOS7 system, and I built a 4.14.29 kernel for it, created an initrd for it - just as I have many, many other times. When I now do this (going from a 4.11 to a 4.14.29 kernel) - I am seeing ...
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How to make port forwarding in initramfs stage?

I can install dropbear into the initramfs and successfully connect to this ssh server (IP: my_initramfs_ip) on boot stage, as described here. Now I want to perform a port forwarding as a client at ...
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Triggering start scripts from (Grub) bootmenu or initramfs?

What is the best practice to run start scripts / configuration options for the same linux kernel but starting it for different purposes? Menuoption 1 / Scenario 1: Starting my Lubuntu Install ...
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Repairing my initframs in dracut emergency mode Fedora26

I am trying to install Nvidia drivers on Fedora, following this tutorial. Everything went fine till 2.7 : reboot to runlevel 3. While booting I get such warnings : dracut-initqueue timeout -...
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Creating own Linux distribution - Kernel Panic

Im currently creating a very specialized Linux distribution, that should just perform one single, very easy task. http://www.aclevername.com/articles/linux-xilinx-tutorial/minimalist-initramfs.html ...
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how to create rescue initramfs image on centos 7?

After my last launch yum update my test box have kernel-3.10.0-327.13.1 installed. While installing, dracut generated initramfs-3.10.0-327.13.1.el7.x86_64.img, but initramfs-0-rescue-...
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regenerate initramfs after moving boot partition

I've recently moved my linux system from hdd to ssd. I managed to get it booting and everything was fine until I deleted old boot partitions from hdd. Now when I try to boot I end up in dracut shell ...
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initramfs fails to boot ubuntu 8.10 server

I have recently compiled my linux kernel (3.16.2-x) and tried to install it into two different ubuntu 8.10 server virtual machines appliances. Following is how the upgrade process looks like: ...
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Debian: How to boot from btrfs root on LVM on USB?

Using debootstrap I have installed a Debian wheezy system on an external USB drive with the following partitioning layout: /dev/sda: GRUB in MBR L sda1: ext2, /boot L sda2: LVM PV L ...
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dracut Warning: Unable to process initqueue

I'm on Mageia2 x86_64 with kernel 3.3.8-desktop-2.mga2. The kernel boot normally. My laptop is old so i need the old kernel for better compatibility and functionality. The problem is that the old ...
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Failed to start up after upgrading software in ubuntu 10.10

I've been running Ubuntu 10.10 in a physical x86-64 machine. Today Update Manager reminded me that there are some updates to install and I confirmed the action. I should had read the update list but I ...
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Ubuntu apt-get upgrade breaks update-initramfs?

I ran apt-get upgrade on a Ubuntu 8.04 32-bit server. It upgraded lots of packages but failed here: Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ... update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-2.6.24-16-...