Re: Bug#358397: initramfs-tools: Fails to install
On 26 Mar 2006, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Mar 2006 15:56:15 +0200
> maximilian attems <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> The init ram fs was not created using initramfs-tools, and yet it
>>> tries to recreate the initramfs on upgrade, without asking the
>>> admin, which is an problem in its own right: Why is automated
>>> regeneration of the initramfs being done? If I want to, I should
>>> be able to refresh the initrd when I wish it should be updated.
>> ok so an upgrade of initramfs-tools tried to alter an yaird
>> generated initramfs. i'm sorry but i can't reproduce that:
> Perhaps the ramdisk is actually (auto-)created by initramfs-tools
> without Manoj noticing, due to the (since fixed, I believe) bug in
> initramfs-tools of forcing regeneration (disregarding the
No, I manually created that initrd.
> Manoj: Could you please double-check that the ramdisk is in fact not
> generated by initramfs-tools? If you believe it to be built using
> yaird instead, then simply looking at the size of the file is
> probably enough...
Yes, it is indeed created by yaird. I had tried an initramfs
tools created ramdisk, but that failed with cryptsetup, so I went
back and ued yaird to recreate q woeking ramdisk.
I used to think I was indecisive, but now I'm not so sure.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.golden-gryphon.com/>
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