Re: update-initramfs -k all -u
On Fri, May 18, 2007 08:26, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach David Härdeman <email@example.com> [2007.05.18.0118 +0200]:
>> The reason I didn't use it in cryptsetup's initramfs script was that
>> many people who have > 1 kernel use the second one as a fallback. In
>> case the updated version of the package which calls update-initramfs in
>> its postinst contains some grave bug which renders the initramfs image
>> useless, the old one will still be there...
> update-initramfs does leave a backup file around...
True, but that won't help if two initramfs-tools using packages have been
updated since last boot and it also requires the user to know that the
backup exists and how to tell grub to use it.