[TriLUG] Boot and troubleshooting dist to replace Knoppix?
slitt at troubleshooters.com
Fri Aug 7 12:52:49 EDT 2009
I've been using a Ubuntu 9.04 32 bit live distro for that lately. I like that
it recognizes and can easily point and click mount partitions, and the
hardware recognition is great. However, reading the responses, I see a lot of
distros are made specifically for this job, so I might investigate them.
On Thursday 06 August 2009 16:41:12 Tom Barron wrote:
> Lately I've been using grml, from http://grml.org.
> Reminds me of Knoppix but built from Debian repositories ....
> On Thu, Aug 06, 2009 at 04:03:26PM -0400, Brian Daniels wrote:
> > I've used Knoppix many times as a quick boot-and-fix distro for repairing
> > systems. With the new 6.x versions, Knoppix has removed some of the
> > tools I need (smartctl, for one) from the distro. They apparently are no
> > longer developing the 5.x series.
> > What would you recommend as a replacement distro for
> > rescue/repair/malware removal purposes?
> > --Brian
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