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Re: Bug with Rescue Boot 2.2 0714

David Gast <gast@twinsun.com> writes:

> The version on the floppy I am using says `Rescue 2.2 0714'
> If I try something like
>   boot: resue root=/dev/hda2 debug
> I get an error message
>   SCSI:<fdomian> Detection failed (no card)

That is normal if you don't have a Future Domain SCSI card.
Why do you think is a bug?  Is the kernel hanging there?

> I guess that the reason is that there is an incompatibility
> between this version of the rescue disk and the NE-2000
> ethernet card I have in my system.

Not necessarily.. Perhaps...

> Could you please confirm that if I use the option `ramdisk'
> that the rescue disk will not over-write my hard disk.

No, it shall not overwrite anything unless you ask it to.

> I want to use the rescue disk to copy files to another system.

I actually suggest Tom's boot disk as a far more featureful disk for
this kinda of thing, and it has bash.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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