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Re: [rono@sentuny.com.au: Making Linux disaster recovery user friendly]

David Starner writes:
> My impression is that stuff in init.d stopping the bootup at least as
> common as kernel problems causing it, as long as you're not running
> 2.1/2.3. This solution scares the user without really helping safety
> much.

Since most people have fairly large disks these days, a better solution
might be to create a rescue partition with a small Linux installation on
it.  Put it in lilo.conf with a name like 'rescue' and have it mount the
root partition of the Debian installation on /debian or somesuch.
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