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Re: system stops




On Sun 27 Jan 2019 at 20:23:38 (-0500), Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
> On 1/27/19, Cindy-Sue Causey <butterflybytes@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > AND THAT... just reminded me that there was a thread where someone
> > here said something I'd never remembered hearing before... There's a
> > spot related to I THINK initramfs or something LIKE that
> > (initrd.img??) where we can accidentally be carrying over a wrong UUID
> > (or possibly PARTUUID, LABEL, etc) declaration.
> >
> > That would, for example, happen if we copied over a live session from
> > one partition to another. It's well known that we immediately need to
> > change declarations in /etc/fstab to represent the new partition. This
> > other, though, just might answer some questions like this that have
> > otherwise long gone unsolved in the past..
> >
> > OR NOT. *grin*
> 
> 
> Sorry, I did it AGAIN. Left out the rationale for even bringing that up.
> 
> Whichever kind Debian User brought that topic up in last couple months
> said that it's a place where our systems would be tapping into when
> bringing things up to speed. If the wrong declaration is sitting in
> that position, our systems will stall while they're scratching their
> heads trying to figure out what to do next when they can't find that
> wrong UUID (or possibly PARTUUID or LABEL) that was accidentally
> carried over from another partition or suchly..

Sounds like you're referring to /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/resume
which needs to be present in the initramfs as well as the filesystem.

Cheers,
David.