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I had a problem while booting my PC, the same as this one: "The disk drive for /dev/mapper/cryptswap1 is not ready yet or not present" error at boot.

I tried with these instructions, but I'm stuck at the 7th step:

update /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume with the new UUID


I typed

update /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume UUID=d6cc5d42-0375-48a2-b4e1-a3a52ad25c7a

But I get

No command 'update' found, did you mean:
 Command 'pupdate' from package 'pbuilder-scripts' (universe)
 Command 'lupdate' from package 'qt4-linguist-tools' (main)
 Command 'uupdate' from package 'devscripts' (main)
 Command 'xupdate' from package 'libxml-xupdate-libxml-perl' (universe)
update: command not found

Any ideas about how to solve it?

P.S.: I am using Ubuntu 13.04.

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closed as too localized by Gilles, Eric Carvalho, user68186, aquaherd, bcbc May 29 '13 at 20:01

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You are supposed to create or edit a file. Open it with a text editor and paste or replace the UUID=... text. –  aquaherd May 29 '13 at 16:45

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That's not a command. You have to edit the /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume file and replace the UUID (the big string with letters, numbers and "-") with the one you got in the previous step.

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After editing that file you probably have to run update-initramfs -u -k all to make your changes work. –  ortang May 28 '13 at 20:11

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