[ARMedslack] A few questions on kirkwood initrd

Tyler T tylernt at gmail.com
Wed Jul 28 06:20:37 UTC 2010

>> I've tried to extract the initrd with gunzip and cpio; no
>> luck. What format is the Armedslack installer initrd in, and how do I
>> extract it?
> One time I got this instructions from Stuart on how to extract initrd:
> dd if=armedslack-current/isolinux/uinitrd-kirkwood.img  bs=64 skip=1 |
> gzip -dc | cpio -div

Ah, that worked, thank you!

Unfortunately, the Dockstar won't finish booting the resulting image
and without a serial console it's hard to say why... I may have to
invest in a TTL-serial adapter and crack the case so I can see what's
going on.

Thanks again for putting me on the right track.

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