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Re: Networking problem on Shuttle XS35GTV2

On Tue, 28 Feb 2012 16:40:46 +0100, Hans-J. Ullrich wrote:

> Am Dienstag, 28. Februar 2012 schrieb Ramon Hofer:
>> I have described my problem a while ago and now I got a solution to my
>> Ubuntu bug report:
>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/880316 See posts 5
>> and 6
>> Post 5 sounds great but I can't find how to unpack the initrd.gz. Can
>> you help me with that?
> You can unpack an initrd.gz with "gunzip initrd.gz"
> See gunzip --help for syntax.

That's easy :-)
Thanks for your answer!

I was looking for the initrd.gz in the installation medium. I found two:
/install.386/gtk/initrd.gz and /install.386/initrd.gz

They aren't the same.
Why are there two versions of them?
Is it ok to take this one: /install.386/initrd.gz?

Ok, now I have a file called initrd. But I don't know what to do with it.

I found this page:

Chapter 6.4 Examining the initrd contents tells me to:
mount -t cramfs /boot/initrd.img-2.6.12-1-686 /mnt/initrd -o loop

So I took my gunzipped file and tried to mount it into a directory. But I 
get the message that it's a wrong fs type.

What am I doing wrong?

Best regards

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