cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf - write a network interface file in /run for BOOTIF

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main amd64
Package filename cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf_0.27ubuntu1.6_all.deb
Package name cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf
Package version 0.27ubuntu1.6
Package release -
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category admin
License -
Maintainer Scott Moser <>
Download size 6.73 KB
Installed size 30.00 KB
This package provides an initramfs module that will write a simple
network interfaces formated file to /run/network/interfaces with
entries for any devices that were configured during initramfs.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf_0.27ubuntu1.6_all.deb 0.27ubuntu1.6 all Ubuntu Updates Main
cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf_0.27ubuntu1_all.deb 0.27ubuntu1 all Ubuntu Main
cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf_0.27ubuntu1_all.deb 0.27ubuntu1 all Ubuntu Main
cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf - - -


Name Value
initramfs-tools -


Type URL
Binary Package cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf_0.27ubuntu1.6_all.deb
Source Package cloud-initramfs-tools

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf




2018-09-20 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1.6) xenial; urgency=medium
[ Robert Jennings ]
* copymods: Take ownership of lib/modules (LP: #1792905)
* debian/control: Update Vcs-* to point to git.
2017-12-15 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1.5) xenial; urgency=medium
* sync with upstream at 0.40ubuntu1
- whitespace changes.
- rooturl: adjust squashfs url matching to not require '.'.
Previously it would match <url>*.squashfs or <url>*.squash
Now it will match <url>*squashfs or <url>*squash.  (LP: #1728048)
- updateroot/*, debian/control: new package 'cloud-initramfs-updateroot'
- debian/README.source: update upstream information for move to git.
- overlayroot: change from storing password in
/run/initramfs/overlayroot.passwd rather than randomly generated
- overlayroot: avoid confusing systemd (LP: #1723183)
+ Mark / as 'noauto' in the newly written /etc/fstab
+ Comment out the read-only line for /.
2017-05-11 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1.4) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add cloud-initramfs-rooturl package (LP: #1688606).
2016-11-28 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1.3) xenial; urgency=medium
* sync with upstream at 0.32ubuntu1 (revno 129)
* overlayroot: fix overlayroot=crypt with newer initramfs-tools
(LP: #1634310)
* overlayroot: support random seed from systemd systemd-random-seed.service
* cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf: Further adjustments to support
IPV6 and the new DEVICE6 and net6-DEVICE.conf files.  (LP: #1621615)
* overlayroot: support 'overlay' filesystem explicitly rather than
relying on ubuntu specific kernel module 'overlayfs'.  (LP: #1493188)
* overlayroot: write debug to /run/initramfs not /dev/.initramfs but
support writing to /dev/.initramfs if that is all there is. (LP: #1485752)
* overlayroot: fix overlayroot if recurse=0 was not provided.
This fuctionality was lost since workdir support was added. (LP: #1619459)
* whitespace cleanup.
2016-10-04 - LaMont Jones <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1.2) xenial; urgency=medium
* Add IPV6 support to cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf.  (LP: #1621615)
2015-06-23 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.27ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf: bring up networking if ip is on kernel
command line and it has not been brought up (LP: #1463846)
* cloud-initramfs-copymods: do not warn to console if /lib/modules
exists in the target, as that is an expected case.
2015-01-16 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.26ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=medium
* cloud-initramfs-dyn-netconf: support BOOTIF= that contains
upper case a-f.
* overlayroot: use required 'workdir' option on overlayfs mount for
kernels >= 3.18 (LP: #1411294)
2014-03-25 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.25ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium
* cloud-initramfs-copymods: Add new package that is useful
if you're booting kernel/initramfs that live external to
the root filesystem.
2014-02-12 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.24ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=medium
* overlayroot: package conf-hooks.d/overlayroot which was previously
not included in the package.
2014-02-05 - Scott Moser <>
cloud-initramfs-tools (0.23ubuntu1) trusty; urgency=low
[ Dimitri John Ledkov ]
* modify overlayroot config to export CRYPTSETUP=yes so that
crypto modules are included by cryptsetup. (LP: #1267225)

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