Fwd: Re: initram-tools hangs processing triggers. HELP!

colinmcc at direct.ca colinmcc at direct.ca
Sun Nov 11 06:06:55 UTC 2012


BTW There is no sudo apt-get clean all command, the all is ignored and the
actual command executed is I believe just sudo apt-get clean

> [solved]
> After a full backup and shutdown
> Restarted system
>
> - sudo apt-get clean all
> - sudo apt-get update
> - sudo dpkg --configure initramfs-tools
>
>   completed without issue.
>
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> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	Re: initram-tools hangs processing triggers. HELP!
> Date: 	Sat, 10 Nov 2012 22:33:25 -0400
> From: 	Stevan hulan <stevan.hulan at gmail.com>
> To: 	ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
>
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> After a long wait I've confirmed where it hangs.
>
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo update-initramfs -u -v
> ...
> Adding firmware radeon/TAHITI_mc.bin
> Adding binary /lib/firmware/radeon/TAHITI_ce.bin
> Adding firmware radeon/TAHITI_ce.bin
> Adding binary /lib/firmware/radeon/TAHITI_me.bin
> Adding firmware radeon/TAHITI_me.bin
> Adding binary /lib/firmware/radeon/TAHITI_pfp.bin
> Adding firmware radeon/TAHITI_pfp.bin
> Adding module
> /lib/modules/3.5.0-17-generic/kernel/drivers/gpu/drm/mga/mga.ko
> Adding binary /lib/firmware/matrox/g400_warp.fw
> Adding firmware matrox/g400_warp.fw
> Adding binary /lib/firmware/matrox/g200_warp.fw
> Adding firmware matrox/g200_warp.fw #here is where it is hanging
>
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: 	initram-tools hangs processing triggers. HELP!
> Date: 	Sat, 10 Nov 2012 15:55:27 -0400
> From: 	Stevan hulan <stevan.hulan at gmail.com>
> To: 	ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
>
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>
> Hello,
>
> I can get myself out of most messes but I just got this system running
> the way I like it.
> I'm running a Toshiba Satellite P750-11S laptop with Ubuntu 12.10
> (desktop, amd64)
>
> I thought I'd go ahead and add the bumblebee ppa to get some power
> saving with drivers for the nvidia GeForce GT 540M.
>
> All was going well as I did the following:
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:bumblebee/stable
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-x-swat/x-updates
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo apt-get update
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo apt-get install bumblebee bumblebee-nvidia
> linux-headers-generic
>
> The install hung at:
> Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
> update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-17-generic
>
> After 15 min sitting I tried:
> stevan at casper:~$ sudo dpkg --configure -a
> Setting up initramfs-tools (0.103ubuntu0.2) ...
> update-initramfs: deferring update (trigger activated)
> Processing triggers for initramfs-tools ...
> update-initramfs: Generating /boot/initrd.img-3.5.0-17-generic
>
> I've done the usual google search for forums and have come up short.
>
> Help
> At this stage I'm backing up the system before I go further.
> Anyone with a simple fix for initramfs-tools.
>
> Stevan
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