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Thread: where is initrd-tools

  1. #1
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    where is initrd-tools

    tried to run mkinitrd and it was not found, so I tried to install the initrd-tools package and here is what happenes:
    $ sudo apt-get install initrd-tools
    [sudo] password for wufo:
    Reading package lists... Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information... Done
    E: Couldn't find package initrd-tools

    Where is the package?
    Ubuntu 8.04

    tj

  2. #2
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    Re: where is initrd-tools

    Ubuntu uses mkinitramfs, which is in....
    Code:
    dpkg -S $(which mkinitramfs)
    Code:
    initramfs-tools: /usr/sbin/mkinitramfs
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