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Re: how to create initrd for pxe kickstart boot

what distribution are you using? It might be a cpio archive or in cramfs
filesystem - start here http://wiki.openvz.org/Modifying_initrd_image
But once you've unzipped it, type "file init" to see what it is

Farkas Levente wrote:
> hi,
> i need to create a new inird which include r1000 ethernet driver for oxe
> boot. i read everywhere that i've to:
> ---------------------
> mv initrd.imginitrd.img.gz
> gunzip initrd.img.gz
> mkdir init
> mount -o loop initrd.img init
> ----------------------
> but these last step always gives me:
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> and i can't find any kind of fs type which would be good.
> although with
> gunzip initrd.img | cpio -i --make-directories
> seems to working, but even if i don't modify it and
> find . -print | cpio -o -c |gzip -9 >initrd.img.new
> the result is different form the original one.
> so what is the proper procedure to recreate the initrd file?
> thank you for your help in advance.

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