boot issues after restoring a backup

Petter Adsen petter at
Tue Jun 30 06:21:08 UTC 2015

On Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:09:34 -0700
scar <scar at> wrote:

> Petter Adsen wrote on 06/29/2015 05:30 AM:
> > What's in /etc/fstab and /etc/crypttab? The output of lsblk and
> > blkid would also be useful in figuring this out.
> i don't understand why that would matter right now, as i can't even
> boot the kernel to the point where it asks for my passphrase and thus
> unlock the root partition with /etc/fstab and /etc/crypttab, but here
> is the requested info for sdb:
> i did try to update the files with the right UUIDs but i must be
> missing something....
> i'm thinking i should just do a fresh install of 12.04 and then after
> that is booting fine just restore my / (root) from backup... but that
> will revert /etc/fstab and /etc/crypttab too....

I see now that you got it running, but I'll guess that your problem was
that you had not updated the initramfs after setting the right UUIDs.


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