initramfs-tools (0.130ubuntu7) cosmic; urgency=medium
* hooks/resume: don't generate RESUME config pointing to randomly-crypted
swap devices. LP: #1771962.
** Changed in: initramfs-tools (Ubuntu)
Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released
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hanging at boot for about 30 seconds since upgrade to bionic
Status in initramfs-tools package in Ubuntu:
Status in initramfs-tools source package in Bionic:
A regression in initramfs-tools causes it to autogenerate config in the
initramfs saying to resume from any available swap devices, even if the swap
device is ephemeral (i.e. swap encrypted with a random key). This adds an
inappropriate 30-second boot delay to any system with randomly-crypted swap,
which includes any system that was installed with encrypted home directories in
1. Install the ecryptfs-utils package.
2. Enable encrypted swap by running 'sudo ecryptfs-setup-swap'.
3. Run 'update-initramfs -u' to regenerate the initramfs.
5. Verify that dmesg shows a 30-second delay before mounting the root
6. Install initramfs-tools from bionic-proposed.
8. Verify that dmesg no longer shows a 30-second delay before mounting the
This makes changes to shell scripts, and shell is a perilous language. An
unnoticed bug could cause all initramfs generation, and thus all kernel
installation, to fail for some users. A regression could also cause a user to
lose hiberation support that they currently have.
Since upgrade to Bionic ubuntu is hanging at boot for about 30s. A `dmesg`
[ 3.407230] clocksource: Switched to clocksource tsc
[ 34.632583] EXT4-fs (sda2): mounted filesystem with ordered data mode.
This is 100% reproducable and is always 30s minimum. I do not know in
which package to report this properly – please excuse me.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: ubuntu-release-upgrader-core 1:18.04.17
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-20.21-lowlatency 4.15.17
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-20-lowlatency x86_64
Date: Fri May 18 09:40:59 2018
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-06-03 (1444 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140417)
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-05-13 (5 days ago)
Error: command ['pkexec', 'cat',
'/var/log/dist-upgrade/apt-clone_system_state.tar.gz'] failed with exit code
127: polkit-agent-helper-1: error response to PolicyKit daemon:
GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.PolicyKit1.Error.Failed: No session for cookie
Error executing command as another user: Not authorized
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