[clug] Back to the matter at hand - Geeky Linux Stuff

David Collett david.collett at dart.net.au
Tue Sep 7 03:21:38 GMT 2004

On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 12:39, Tim Potter wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 07, 2004 at 12:09:39PM +1000, Nerdvana - Stephen Walsh wrote:
> > I have a copy of the linux care rescue disk here, as well as the downloaded
> > ISO file I create it from. Now, like most linux people, I often find myself
> > in the machine room battling head crashes and other sundry failures at the
> > most inconvenient time, and away from my desk, where the linuxcare CD is
> > located. Again, like most linux people I have a plethora of geeky toys on
> > me, one of them being a 64Mb Thumb Drive.
> The Linuxcare CD is old old old now.  It probably doesn't support many
> new funky bits of hardware (SATA, new SCSI cards, probably lots of other
> stuff).  You might want to try the lnx-bbc at http://lnx-bbc.org
> Last time I looked in the development tree there was something for thumb
> drives, but I'm not sure whether it was officially working or not.  I
> think the 'dd' idea would probably work though.

DSL (www.damnsmalllinux.org, a ~50MB knoppix derivative) is another
option, pretty sure they provide a thumbdrive boot image.


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