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

Nerdvana - Stephen Walsh s.walsh at nerdvana.com.au
Tue Sep 7 04:29:57 GMT 2004

Hi guys;

I ended up going with flash-puppy, as it has support for cool stuff (SATA,
etc), as well as a quick and simple install method for flash devices.


Thanks again


-----Original Message-----
From: David Collett [mailto:david.collett at dart.net.au]
Sent: Tuesday, 7 September 2004 1:22 PM
To: Tim Potter
Cc: Nerdvana - Stephen Walsh; CLUG List
Subject: Re: [clug] Back to the matter at hand - Geeky Linux Stuff

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
> > ISO file I create it from. Now, like most linux people, I often find
> > in the machine room battling head crashes and other sundry failures at
> > 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
> > 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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