Boot from initramfs shell
2014-01-24 - How to finish booting from an initramfs shell
Sometimes, your linux machine can get stuck while booting and drop you into an initramfs shell.
All initramfs are potentially different, but almost always feature busybox and common mechanisms. Recently I had to finish booting from an initramfs shell, here is how I used
switch_root to do so :
lvm vgscan lvm vgchange -ay vg mount -t ext4 /dev/mapper/vg-root /root exec switch_root -c /dev/console /root /sbin/init