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Re: Bootable linux cd iso image with ssh daemon activated

That can be done with gentoo if you use the ssh boot parameter as it comes
up.  Gentoo though is the most difficult flavor of linux to install so
accessibility remains after first boot.  This is one linux that could
really use an accessible installation podcast to be produced for it.  I
wouldn't want to recommend an iso be produced for gentoo to make it as
easy to install say as Jenux or debian though since after install people
really do need to be friendly and familiar with the command line to run
gentoo effectively and that could get windows refugees or dual booters
into lots of trouble very quickly.

On Fri, 18 Jun 2021, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Hello,
> I've created a bootable linux cd ISO image which has ssh enabled and alows
> login as root. I thought this might be also usefull for you, because I was
> searching around the net for such a cd and did not find anything which was
> working out of the box. The ISO can also be written to a USB stick and used
> as bootmedia, but this I have not tested yet.
> The ISO is based on the well known SystemRescue CD:
> https://www.system-rescue.org
> The cd contains many usefull tools for different administrative tasks, see
> here for more infos about the included tools, but the programms which need a
> grafical environment will not be useable:
> https://www.system-rescue.org/System-tools/
> If a package is missing it can be installed after booting the cd, the whole
> system is based on Arch linux. So it should be possible to also install and
> run brltty for example....
> You can download the ISO file with ssh deamon enabled here:
> https://download.schoeppi.net/systemrescuecd-custom/
> After booting the cd your computer will get a dynamic ip address in your
> network. You can get this address e.g. by scanning your network or via your
> routers webinterface. If you know the address you can connect via ssh with
> the following userdata:
> Username: root
> Password: geheim
> I am using the cd to install new linux machines or as a rescue system for my
> home server or VServers which I am administrating and which are running at a
> provider.
> If new versions of the SystemRescue CD will be available I'll update the ISO
> with the enabled ssh daemon on my server to always have the actual versions
> of the tools included on the cd.
> If you have questions or ideas regarding the cd just let me know!
> Have fun with the ISO, I hope you find the cd also that usefull and
> helpfull as I do ;-).
> Ciao,
>   Schoepp
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