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SubjectRe: fdutils.
Pascal Schmidt wrote:

> On Tue, 13 Nov 2001, Richard B. Johnson wrote:
>
>
>>Without a floppy-based rescue system, you have to use bootable CDROM,
>>usually supplied by a vendor, without the tools to truly rescue a
>>system. You can only re-install. For instance some vendors don't
>>provide a SCSI-tape module so you can't recover from a SCSI tape.
>>
>
> There are a few minimalistic distributions that can be burned onto CDROM
> for rescue operations. Just add your favourite kernel with all your
> required drivers and you are ready to go.
>
> Shameless plug: I use my own distribtion
> http://www.tzi.de/~pharao90/ttylinux/
> for the same purpose. ;)
>


And some not-so-minimalistic systems... you can fit an awful lot on a CD.

http://www.kernel.org/pub/dist/superrescue/

-hpa


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