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How to View, Modify and Recreate initrd.img

Question: How do I view, modify and recreate the new initrd.img on Ubuntu, Debian, CentOS, Fedora, Red-Hat, Arch Linux, or SUSE distributions? initrd.img is in gzip format.  So move initrd.img to initrd.gz as shown below. # cp /tftpboot/el5/initrd.img . # ls cdrom initrd.img # mv initrd.img initrd.gz Unzip the initrd.gz file as shown below. # [...]

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