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Re: update-initramfs -k all -u

On Fri, May 18, 2007 08:26, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach David Härdeman <david@hardeman.nu> [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.

David Härdeman

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