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Better compression for /boot partition

If you struggle with a /boot partition that is too small for updates, and you are too intimidated by the way to resize your /boot partition, there might be an easier fix:

It is possible to configure a better compression algorithm for the images in /boot. To do this, edit /etc/initramfs-tools/initramfs.conf and change the existing line to

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COMPRESS=xz

Then rebuild the images using

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sudo update-initramfs -u -k all

If you get an error during the last step, please immediately get help, because otherwise you might have bricked your system.

By refactoring problematic code and creating automated tests, makandra can vastly improve the maintainability of your Rails application.

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Tobias Kraze
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11 days ago
by Tobias Kraze
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