[klibc] initramfs gunzip problems.

John Zielinski grim at undead.cc
Sun Nov 30 03:30:11 PST 2003

Martin Hicks wrote:

>I'm building the archive by hand and then specify it on the command line
>with initrd=
>cd rootfs
>find . | cpio -H newcrc -o > ../initramfs.cpio
>cd ..
>gzip -9 initramfs.cpio
My cpio doesn't have a newcrc option.  I'm using newc and it works:

cd initramfs
find . | cpio -o -H newc | gzip -f -9 > /boot/initramfs.cpio.gz

What's the difference between newcrc and newc?


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