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jKDE Neon Boots into Intramfs, No Error

I just installed kde neon, and after rebooting for the first time (not including the reboot after installation), the computer now boots into the initramfs prompt. This happens after the grub and the ...
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ubuntu 16.04 initramfs disk disappeared

I installed ubuntu 16.04 on a Dell Precision 5510 but after doing a software update when I rebooted the laptop it just went to a black screen that says something like [ 1.515367] nouveau 0000:01:...
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update-initramfs trying to create initrd.img-new

Ubuntu 16.04, when I try to update initramfs (or apt does), I am getting some errors. I looks like it is trying to generate a 'new' kernel version which is kicking an error. Any ideas on how to fix ...
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Encrypted drive boot failure - root and/boot not mounted

I've got an Ubuntu 14.04 system with two LUKS encrypted disks fortuantely the older disk is bootable, because as of today the newer one isn't. After some updates, including initramfs-tools, boot now ...
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initramfs won't load radeon after blacklisting it in modprobe.d

I followed the solution to this question: pci-stub not claiming radeon card, only the audio device, radeon driver claiming graphics instead Now PCI_stub is claiming the devices (video and audio of my ...
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Ubuntu16.04 boots into initramfs

Ubuntu doesn't boot up and it goes into initramfs. I am writing from a live CD trial session. what should I do? I understand that the boot flow is broken and that when the files from root are going ...
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How to solve Initramfs permanently?

I have installed ubuntu 16.0.4 on HP ProBook 440 G2 and every time I restart the machine and access windows and switch it of back to ubuntu I get this black screen with initramfs. How do i solve this ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 LTS live USB stops working after initial software update

*Afterthought: with 16GB to work with, does it make more sense to just install full Ubuntu onto the USB, instead of running live with persistent storage? Steps to replicate my problem: From Ubuntu ...
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How to repack initrd.img?

On original /boot/initrd.img-kernel_ver binwalk shows this structure: From 0 to 22528 bytes there is CPIO archive contains only GenuineIntel.bin firmware in specific folder hierarchy. From 22528 ...
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Xubuntu 16.04 - initramfs-tools

I am getting a strange error whenever I try to install a package on my xubuntu 16.04 system. Part of the output is shown below. The package does get installed, however I am getting these messages ...
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How to remove unnecessary modules from initrd.img?

It is possible to add modules to: /boot/initrd.img-`uname -r` using /etc/initramfs-tools/modules file and adding what we need then updating initramfs: sudo update-initramfs -u but how can I ...
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FACING : (initramfs) Unable to find a medium containing a live file system [duplicate]

BIOS Detail : SATA : AHCI 1st Boot : DVD-RM 2nd Boot : HDD Proc : Intel Xeon , no UEFI Available , no USB boot available. So I am booting from CD to install 14.04 getting the following error while ...
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Freshly installed Ubuntu boots into initramfs

a few days ago I installed Linux Mint but had no luck getting wifi working so I switched over to Kubuntu. Everything was working fine and finally after some days of tweaking I had everything setup ...
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Live CD works great, but installed drops to INITRAMFS, kubuntu 16.04 LTS, XFCE

good afternoon, i recently swapped from Mint to Kubuntu with XFCE. the Live CD (actually a thumb drive) worked fine, so i went forward with the installation. on boot, i get dropped to initramfs, ...
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14.04 boot stuck at “Loading initial ramdisk”

I have a recent installation of Ubuntu 14.04.4 that is freezing at the "Loading initial ramdisk" stage of booting. What is the best way to troubleshoot this? The hardware is a Lenovo Thinkpad e410, ...
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Where does update-initramfs look for kernel versions?

I needed to regenerate initrd. Doing this: update-initramfs -u -k all threw up errors for a kernel I compiled and then deleted some time ago (because update-initramfs could not find the /lib/...
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initramfs error after booting

I have a quick question. I just recently did a full install of Ubuntu 14.04 on my 128GB USB and tried booting it after the installation was complete. However, when I boot it through the USB, it ...
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initramfs unable to find a live medium containing a live file system

When I turn on my laptop I am getting the following message: BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash) Enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs) Unable to find ...
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iniramfs-tools error to TTY1 login but lost keyboard

New Member, Very new user of RPI and Ubuntu Mate 10.15 I have 5 R-PI's that we used as wallboards I log on to them using putty, each time I log in I get a message saying updates: 3 packages can ...
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Booting to initramfs

I ran apt-get upgrade on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and it did not finish due to an error (run out of free inodes). After reboot the GRUB menu appeared and when tried to boot my OS it displayed: /dev/disk/by-...
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What is `run-init` actually?

There's an init script in the initial ramdisk during the bootint process. At the last operation, it says that: # Chain to real filesystem exec run-init ${rootmnt} ${init} "$@" ${recovery:+--startup-...
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Fix initramfs with command won't boot can't use recovery

I am trying to find out how to get my Ubuntu 15.10 to boot. I've messed up somewhere and I have no access to the ISO so need to figure out the command to boot into Ubuntu again. I can agree grub 2 ...
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Why update-initramfs -c -k 3.13.0-79 command results like this in Ubuntu 14.04?

The following command sudo update-initramfs -c -k 3.13.0-79 results the following: grep: /boot/config-3.13.0-79: No such file or directory WARNING: missing /lib/modules/3.13.0-79 Device driver ...
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kernel be change boot NFS ,how to change back

I use my Ubuntu system 14.04.3 to install new kernel 4.3.3 from kernel.ubuntu.com, but I forgot to modify /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf ,this file I made nfs boot kernel before ,I want to ask ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 - “BusyBox built-in shell (initramfs)” on every boot

Every time we reboot the Ubuntu PC, it's showing this screen, and not going anywhere, even when we typed exit. How to get rid of this nightmare permanently, so that it never ever happens? BusyBox ...
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initrd.img cannot be copied

I am using DM3730 arm based processor with Ubtuntu 12.10 OS and Kernel version 3.7.10. I changed plymouth boot splash screen and updated initramfs using the following command: sudo update-initramfs -...
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My ubuntu laptop is not booting

I have Ubuntu on my laptop and I can't boot to the os in the middle of the booting process I got a message saying [ 0.079681] Ignoring BGRT: invalid status 0 (expected 1) fsck from util-linux 2....
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PXEBoot problem, initramfs eth0 / eth1

I'am trying to setup my server to decrypt the main partition during preboot. It works pretty nice but sometimes (50% of the cases) when the server load it doesn't use the correct device (eth1) Eth1 ...
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After kernel upgrade initramfs waiting for root device

Here is the message i get I was upgrading Ubuntu 12.04.1 to 12.04.05 and the kernel upgrade from 3.8.0.29 to 3.8.0.44 using diet-upgrade. The system won't boot back in to the new kernel as i cannot ...
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HELP! Ubuntu (12.04) doesn't load at all after installing lxde! Can anyone please help me?

I was using Ubuntu (12.04) precise pangolin on an old machine (intel core duo dual booting with windows xp). I thought the unity shell was taking too much ram so I installed lxde. It installed a ton ...
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Using Ubuntu 15.10 not able to boot up the system

Ubuntu 15.10 fails to boot up the system. It goes like : ACPI PCC probe failed starting version 219 could not open moddep file '/lib/modules/3.19.0-43-generic/modules.dep.bin Gaveup waiting for root ...
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Run fsck from grub [duplicate]

My just after installing some software. It takes about 5 minutes to load and then goes into initramfs. I think it's an inconsistency in my super block. I have access to initramfs and grub and nothing ...
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Ubuntu 15.10 system rescue on Busy Box after botched Deja-Dup backup attempt

Merry Christmas! I received an external hard drive for Christmas and attempted a backup of the Home directory of my Linux Ubuntu 15.10 system. Unfortunately I botched it and when I came back to the ...
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How do I install ubuntu on a laptop without cd-rom and only usb 3 (windows 10)

I've tried installing with an usb-stick, and have come to the install-menu, getting the options to install or run ubuntu from usb - but no matter the choice, I end up with the error "(initramfs) ...
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Edit Aufs Tmpfs partition size

I followed this instruction https://help.ubuntu.com/community/aufsRootFileSystemOnUsbFlash to create a aufs RAMDISK for my xubuntu. It creates a 512MB Filesystem. SO, HOW CAN I CHANGE THAT SIZE FOR ...
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Clonezilla: problem with custom menu entry

I try to build an semi-automatic entry in my clonezilla usb stick. label Clonezilla live, ::: Restore ::: MENU LABEL Clonezilla live, ::: Restore ::: kernel /live/vmlinuz append initrd=/live/initrd....
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Ubuntu won't boot after GUI crash, now bad superblocks?

I'm experiencing some serious problems with Ubuntu 14.10 for a while. Everything was working fine for a few months on version 15.04, after which my system just started crashing out of nowhere, by what ...
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Error with update-initramfs

I am having trouble when running update-initramfs in an Ubuntu 14.04 server. It all started trying to recover a non booting system. From a chroot console (from an Ubuntu 14.04.3 desktop CD), when I ...
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initramfs: where can I determine what goes into /sbin?

Where can I configure which binaries update-initramfs copies into the /sbin directory inside the initrd image? I have been looking under /etc/initramfs-tools and /usr/lib/initramfs-tools but couldn't ...
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Kickstart file not working, getting no init found

I'm trying to make a kickstart file that installs ubuntu desktop and then installs some software. When i try my file: http://pastebin.com/TNTZbsZf the install drops to busybox, initramfs. The error ...
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Can't use Ubuntu after install

My problem is that when i try to install ubuntu from a USB and i reboot the pc (when it finish installing) never start correctly. The most common error that i have is: (initramfs) Unable to find a ...
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How to deploy ramdisk image on to disk less nodes using MAAS?

I am using MAAS version 1.7.6 with ubuntu 14.04. Currently MAAS can deploy ubuntu/centos images on to the nodes by installing into local disk. I want to deploy my disk less nodes with ramdisk image. ...
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How to load a module in initrd?

I want to explicitly load a module (say, netconsole) during the initrd stage, similarly to /etc/modules in the main system startup procedure. First, I checked that the initrd in my system already ...
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ACPI PCC probe failed [8.132136]

I am new to Ubuntu and I am trying to install Ubuntu 14.04. I used a DVD to install ubuntu and after rebooting this came up: Completing the Ubuntu installation. For more installation boot options, ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64 bit Boot Kernel panic Problem

My Dual boot ubuntu 14.04 LTS not getting booted with below Error messages: Kernel panic : Not syncing: VFS: Unable to mount root fs on on unknown block(0,0) CPU:0 PID:1 Comm swapper/0 Not tainted 3....
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Ubuntu ramdisk template

I've been working on a ramdisk template for running a complete root filesystem on the RAM of a baremetal server(over IPMI so no physical access) that boots over PXE. I used debootstrap to create an ...
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Install Ubuntu with full disk encryption - /dev/mapper/vg-root does not exist

I want to install Ubuntu with full disk encryption without swap. Therefore I've followed: Install Ubuntu 15.04 with full disk encryption, but without swap partition It didn't work, thus I've also ...
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I changed Volumegroup name via Webmin, now I can't boot. Stuck on initramfs

I will summarise how I created this error. I created a lvm, then changed the name of volumegroup. It was ubuntuvm-vg I renamed it ubuntuvmvg. I mounted lvm volume fine and to make sure it also auto ...
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boots to Busy Box (initramfs) 14.04

I cannot get out of this screen. I need to get into this computer. Can someone walk me through the commands to get it back?
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Cannot boot: BusyBox (initramfs)

My ubuntu 14.04 lts 64bit not booting up, it shows : BusyBox v1.21.1 (Ubuntu 1:1.21.0-1ubuntu1) built-in shell (ash) enter 'help' for a list of built-in commands. (initramfs) How to solve this ...