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efi boot: add note about update-initramfs hooks

and fix "edit kernel command line" to include actual refresh command

Signed-off-by: Stefan Reiter <>
Stefan Reiter 3 months ago
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qm-pci-passthrough.adoc View File

@@ -82,9 +82,6 @@ After changing anything modules related, you need to refresh your
# update-initramfs -u -k all

If you are using `systemd-boot` make sure to
xref:sysboot_systemd_boot_refresh[sync the new initramfs to the bootable partitions].

.Finish Configuration

Finally reboot to bring the changes into effect and check that it is indeed

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system-booting.adoc View File

@@ -191,7 +191,10 @@ To copy and configure all bootable kernels and keep all ESPs listed in
(The equivalent to running `update-grub` on Systems being booted with `grub`).

This is necessary should you make changes to the kernel commandline, or want to
sync all kernels and initrds after regenerating the latter.
sync all kernels and initrds.

NOTE: Both `update-initramfs` and `apt` (when necessary) will automatically
trigger a refresh.

Editing the kernel commandline
@@ -209,6 +212,6 @@ The kernel commandline needs to be placed in the variable


The kernel commandline needs to be placed as line in `/etc/kernel/cmdline`
Running `/etc/kernel/postinst.d/zz-pve-efiboot` sets it as `option` line for
all config files in `loader/entries/proxmox-*.conf`.
The kernel commandline needs to be placed as one line in `/etc/kernel/cmdline`.
To apply your changes, run `pve-efiboot-tool·refresh`, which sets it as the
`option` line for all config files in `loader/entries/proxmox-*.conf`.