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Re: debugging initrd image

On Saturday 26 December 2009 15:11:59 Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:
> Hi,
> What is the way to debug an initrd file and drop into a shell?

  You can use the "break" options (detailed in another reply) to
get at it "live" during the boot, but I have often found it useful
to just unpack the thing on another system and look around.

  The initrd image is a gzipped cpio archive.  "man cpio" for more
details on how to unpack it.

				-- A.
Andrew Reid / reidac@bellatlantic.net

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