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Re: Announcing Fedora 7 Test 2 (6.91) -- updates-f7t2.img



On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 15:40 -0500, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 12:01 -0800, John Poelstra wrote:
> > Jesse Keating said the following on 03/01/2007 08:12 AM Pacific Time:
> > > This test release has an rpm ordering issue that seems to affect some people 
> > > with regard to mkinitrd being installed correctly.  If your install seems to 
> > > stall at installing the kernel and never continues, please try the updates 
> > > image http://people.redhat.com/~katzj/updates-f7t2.img. Refer to 
> > > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Updates for more information on using 
> > > updates images.
> > 
> > What are correct steps to view or access exactly what is in the updates-f7t2.img file ?
> > 
> > # file updates-f7t2.img 
> > updates-f7t2.img: gzip compressed data, from Unix, last modified: Tue Feb 27 11:02:28 2007, max compression
> > 
> > gunzip isn't doing the trick for me.
> > 
> > Coming up empty on google and the last part of this pages implies that it is a simple image that can be mounted loopback: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Anaconda/Updates
> 
> Hmm, 
> 
> $ gunzip -c updates-f7t2.img | file -
> /dev/stdin: ASCII cpio archive (SVR4 with CRC)

Yep -- an updates.img can now be a gzipped cpio ball now (handy for
creating/looking at without needing root).

Just 'zcat updates.img |cpio -id' and you should be good

Jeremy


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