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Re: boot-time messages, /init touch not found



On 04/25/2015 at 02:08 PM, songbird wrote:

> Mike Kupfer wrote:
>
>> songbird wrote:
>>
>>>   how did you expand the initramfs?  i tried the
>>> command given and didn't get it to work and so set
>>> it aside until i could read further docs today.
>>
>> I did
>>
>>     $ su
>>     # cd /root
>>     # mkdir initrd
>>     # cd initrd
>>
>> and then ran the pipeline that The Wanderer gave.  I think I just
>> copy/pasted it.
> 
>   doesn't work for me, hmm:
> 
> # gunzip - < /boot/initrd.img-3.18.0-trunk-686-pae | cpio -i
>  
> gzip: stdin: not in gzip format

What does

file /boot/initrd.img-3.18.0-trunk-686-pae

report?

Your initramfs may be compressed using a different tool, or may even not
be compressed at all. Depending on exactly what the situation is, you
may need to use one of several different commands, not all of which can
be easily substituted into the above without changing syntax.

-- 
   The Wanderer

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one
persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all
progress depends on the unreasonable man.         -- George Bernard Shaw

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