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I have been having a lot of trouble trying to extract a boot.img. Its one of Samsung's with the funky headers so none of the scripts work. I tried HEX editing it so it is a gzip (1f 8b 08) and removing whats in front of the 1f (kernel i believe) but to no avail. All i need to do is get to init.rc and edit it then re-pack.

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Samsung's boot images are different, and they are not in img format IIRC, rather they use their own rfs (That's what it is AFAICT) –  t0mm13b Feb 1 '13 at 22:34
    
am i allowed to link to a download site? because i will just upload the boot.img –  user27713 Feb 1 '13 at 22:41
    
Dont know if i am allowed but here is the boot.img. If someone couple please extract it and send me the files / tell me how they did it then i would be truely grateful. dropbox.com/s/q0rswokt4a7l4nj/boot.img –  user27713 Feb 2 '13 at 0:04
    
Look here –  t0mm13b Feb 2 '13 at 0:06
    
I found that before but i just tried again, and as with all of the other tries/ways and i still get the same cpio error.This is only part of the output for it was too long. dropbox.com/s/6e3cse4rbq2s3tf/cpio.txt –  user27713 Feb 2 '13 at 2:43

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