Bug 858108 - how to open the initrd.img file of RHEL7.0
how to open the initrd.img file of RHEL7.0
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: distribution (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: RHEL Product and Program Management
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Reported: 2012-09-17 21:44 EDT by ZHANG
Modified: 2012-09-25 01:30 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2012-09-25 01:30:14 EDT
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Description ZHANG 2012-09-17 21:44:49 EDT
Description of problem:
For RHEL6.* 
We used to use command: "lzma -dc initrd.img > *" to unzip the initrd.img
But for RHEL7.0, we meet error

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
lzma -dc initrd.img >* to open the RHEL7.0

Steps to Reproduce:
1. add the DVD to a linux OS
2. open the DVD
3. lzma -dc initrd.img >*
Actual results:

Expected results:
the initrd.img can be opened just as RHEL6.*

Additional info:
Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2012-09-25 01:30:14 EDT
initrd.img is an xz-compressed cpio archive. This can be easily discovered with 'file initrd.img.'

Closing as NOTABUG as this is quite literally not a bug.

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