initramfs

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    initrd vs initramfs

    Hey everyone i'm really confused between ( initrd , initramfs ) i've done some researches about these two files so i've found out that the main difference is that the distribution , in debian we use "initramfs" and redhat based "initrd" ...but the issue is that in the book : CompTIA®...
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    Compiled kernel asks for rootfs; is it possible to mount it manually?

    Hello everyone, I am making a custom Linux distribution and I want to mount the rootfs manually using an executable from initramfs and then load into a shell from that rootfs. However, it seems like there's no such option in the kernel configuration tool. Is it possible to do that? Current...
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    Is my harddrive dying? initramfs

    hello I have been running Linux Mint 20 on my Laptop for about a year. The laptop is about 7 years old, it was a windows laptop before. A few months ago, it always showed the "initramfs". With little research I was able to fix this booting problem "fsck". It worked well. But in the last few...
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    Boot failt after rename VG

    I renamed the VG because I changed the hostname. During the boot I received the message Volume Group "VG_OLD_NAME" no found. Cannot process volume group "VG_OLD_NAME". After that the CLI starts written (initramfs). I tried the commman sed -i 's/old_vg_name/new_vg_name/g' /boot/grub/grub.conf...
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    I can't find amdgpus firmware(dpkg: error processing package initramfs-tools)

    Hi. I installed Kali Linux 2022 on my notebook. My notebook has two gpus. $ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: NVIDIA Corporation TU117M [GeForce GTX 1650 Mobile / Max-Q] (rev ff) 05:00.0 VGA compatible controller: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Picasso/Raven 2 [Radeon...
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    My disks are not showing

    Instead of compiling everything, I used apt download and dpg-deb to setup a initramfs. :p But for some reasons i cant find my hard disk in /dev. Also blkid or proc/partition is empty. This happends when i use kernel from apt. Also I dont see any changes to dmesg when i plugin my usb mouse. Now...
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    Stuck in (initramfs) BusyBox after unfortunate reboot.

    Hello my friends. New in this forum, but planning to participate and finally get some expertise in this. I've been a GNU/Linux user for some years now, I've been running Kubuntu 18.XX for about 2 years. I love it and will keep using it forever. Last night things started acting strangely...
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