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Old 04-11-2004, 08:16 PM   #1
tricky_linux
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open *.img file??


I am trying to open initrd.img which was created when i created a network install disc. i need to open to edit initrd.img in order to carry out my installation.
so does any one know what's wrong
i copied to /root/
#mkdir tmp
#mount -o loop initrd.img tmp
mount: you must specify the filesystem type ## this is the output

so what can i do??
please gave the exactly command like i a helpless newbie
 
Old 04-11-2004, 08:41 PM   #2
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try:

pico initrd.img

or

emacs initrd.img
 
Old 04-27-2004, 02:56 PM   #3
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Hi, I'm a total n00b too. I have file called redhat9.img that is supposed to contain drivers for my gigabit ethernet card. What the heck do I do with this file? I tried viewing it using emacs and pico but I just get a ton of junk on the screen. I also used the "file"command on it and found out that it's of file type EXT2, Linux rev 1.0

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