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SubjectRe: fdutils.
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. ;)

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Ciao, Pascal

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