Upgrade kernel and initrd in Linux

Upgrade kernel and initrd in Linux

Today I’m facing a kernel upgrade in our company legacy systems. Particularly our systems boot from an NFS/Ramdisk, so we’ll require to have enabled: NFS (filesystem and utilities) Networking DHCP In our Initrd. Also we are passing boot options to the VM...
Ubuntu in Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP401M

Ubuntu in Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP401M

Beware, I’m using a custom install of Ubuntu 16.04.03, isn’t from scratch because it contains several own developed packages and customization, anyway the default kernel and packages of this distro were respected. I’d installed my custom Ubuntu...
Failed to start light display manager

Failed to start light display manager

When cloning a Linux image with Clonezilla on  my HP 1040 g3 notebook I had to deal with the problem of lightdm not starting, the cloning process worked fine with several notebook models, except that one. Bloody hell of errors with lightdm: xhost: unable to open...
Debugging problems in the boot process

Debugging problems in the boot process

Today our custom Linux wasn’t being loaded from PXE as usual, instead, we were stuck at «initramfs». Current Scenario: Loading Linux Lubuntu 16_04 via PXE Hardware: ThinClient HP-T630 No local disks where used in the process, the whole O.S is loaded in...