Re: initrd and stuff

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oh the mkinitrd i (semi)-cooked up, doesn't mention any cpio!
it only takes the mounted filesystem and does "gzip
-9" to it!
do i need to cpio before gzipping, or do i not gzip at all, or do lzma after cpio ... ?

On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Christophe Lincoln <pankso@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Fri, 11 Jul 2008 14:03:34 +0000
"mukulium@xxxxxxxxx" <mukulium@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> i made an initrd and tried using it with slitaz cooking kernel.
> it says, "kernel panic: there is junk in the compressed archive"
> what am i missing? (the file systems i used on the initrd.gz are ext2
> and ext3)

Install the real cpio and try again, the problem mybe come from

- Christophe

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