[Udpcast] Include ntfsresize into initrd
tomc at bio.umass.edu
Thu Apr 3 21:15:40 CEST 2008
Didn't see any error message details from Jeff or any
indication that he found a solution, so, I'm just guessing
my info is relevant. I do the same thing as Jeff with
ntfsclone (compiled ntfsprogs v2.0.0 with '--enable-really-static'
and use cast-o-matic to include ntfsclone, ld-linux.so.2, and
libc.so.6). Basically, there's no "/etc/mtab" included/
created in the cast-o-matic PXE image, causing ntfsclone
complain when try to save image file:
# ntfsclone --save-image --overwrite /test.img /dev/sda
ERROR(2): Failed to check '/dev/sda' mount state: No such
file or directory
I just included "touch /etc/mtab" in the "Commands to be
executed before udpcast menu:" and then ntfsclone works.
Alain Knaff wrote:
> Jeff Michels wrote:
>> I would like to include ntfsresize into an initrd
>> created by cast-o-matic. I compiled ntfsresize
>> statically and uploaded the application to be included
>> in the initrd. I'm pretty sure this is a busybox issue.
>> ntfsresize appears in the initrd but I cannot execute it.
> Do you get any error message? Or what exactly happens if
>> you try to execute it?
>> I am not very familiar with busybox so any help would be
>> appreciated. Thank you in advance.
>> Jeff Michels
>> Technology Support Specialist
>> The School District of Beloit
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