[Freedombox-discuss] Initramfs - incorrect root configured
jonas at jones.dk
Sat Sep 9 22:51:49 UTC 2017
Quoting Dieter (2017-09-09 22:47:18)
> I'm having a somewhat weird issue with update-initramfs here.
> I have changed a lot in the configuration of my freedombox when it comes
> to partitions and hardware.
> No I'm currently facing this issue:
> update-initramfs creates the files /conf/conf.d/root in its initramfs.img.
> However, the content of the file "root" is plain wrong:
> as the UUID does not even exist on the system.
> the entry in the file "default_root", which seems to be created by
> flash-kernel is correct.
> I have looked through the config-files and scripts of initramfs-tools at
> least 3 times now, and still have not been able to find the cause for
> this wrong root entry.
> Does anybody have any idea?
FreedomBox is a subset of Debian with the aim of acting as a server for
non-technical users, which implies eliminating the need for
When you customize FreedomBox, you essentially convert your system back
to a (non-FreedomBox) Debian system.
Concretely your best option for solving the issues you have with
initramfs is therefore to use the Debian support fora - or if you
suspect that you have discovered a bug then file a bugreport against the
initramfs package and help the maintainers of that package to find a fix
By no means do I mean to push you away from FreedomBox - quite the
contrary: Any and all of your findings from your customixzations
explorations that you think may be beneficial to FreedomBox - i.e. might
be usable in some "frozen" form for systems without administration -
would be awesome if you could share with the developers of FreedomBox!
I just mean to point out to you that developers of FreedomBox has a
different (even opposite) focus than yours when you explore "turning
lots of knobs" on your system. Enjoy!
* Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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