Kernel changes for initramfs generation

Ben Collins ben.collins at
Tue Nov 29 18:20:39 GMT 2005

> Also, what is the correct error handling behaviour for postinst scripts
> calling update-initramfs? Should errors from update-initramfs cause the
> postinst to abort, or should they be ignored? The above question is
> relevant here too, since packages that are dependencies of
> initramfs-tools may not be able to generate a correct initramfs yet.

Just to answer this portion, the postinst should die. If the initramfs
cannot be correctly generated, then that should signify a problem.

   Ben Collins <ben.collins at>
   Ubuntu Linux

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