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Hi so I did a release upgrade today and since nothing will boot.

Whenever I try to boot it fails to initramfs and I get the following messages:

error getting socket: address family not supported by protocol 
Error initializing use under control socketerror initializing use control socket
Gave up waiting for root device.

ALERT! /dev/disk/by-uuid/81b4d2f3-21d6-4d3b-9e44-a8c52b57f45f does not exist 
Dropping to shell

Does anybody have any ideas how to resolve this?

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sudo -i gedit /etc/initramfs-tools/modules

Add unix at the end. Save, exit and then:

sudo update-initramfs -k 4.6.1-040601-generic -u
sudo reboot
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  • This returns no such file or directory. – Jvdm Jun 4 '16 at 17:08
  • It returns no such file if I try to use vim. If I try to use gedit I get another error. Relocation error: /use/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libboost_system.so.1.58.0: GLIBCXX_3.4.21 not defined in file list++.so.6 with link time reference – Jvdm Jun 4 '16 at 17:15

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