[Udpcast] Automatic reboot and DHCP-timeout

Lasse Riis lists at lasseriis.dk
Tue Jun 28 17:32:23 CEST 2005


D Teed wrote:
> Personally, I start with a ready-made image, uncompress the file, 
> mount it with something like: mount -o loop initrd /mnt/initrd Then I
>  copy everything into a new empty directory somewhere. (You can
> umount the above now.) I make the changes I want in the directory,
> then hop up one level and use genromfs to make a new initrd based on
> that directories contents.

Well uncompressing it just yields a cpio archive, I can't really mount
this. But I can use cpio to "untar" it and edit the resulting files. But 
I don't know how to make a new cpio archive. Is that what genromfs does?



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