[ipxe-devel] using files in linux downloaded via initrd before?

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Thu Dec 12 11:14:03 UTC 2013

On 12/12/13 10:39, Oliver Rath wrote:
> This works fine. If I now download more files like
> imgfetch ...vmlinuz
> initrd ..initrd.img
> initrd ..morefiles.tgz
> boot
> Am I able to access to the file "morefiles.tgz" in my linux after boot?
> I have full access to initrd.img for preparations..

Use something like

kernel vmlinuz
initrd initrd.img
initrd morefiles.tgz /etc/morefiles.tgz

The file "morefiles.tfz" will then show up as "/etc/morefiles.tgz" 
within the initrd filesystem (assuming that initrd.img already contains 
the directory "/etc").


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