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Tutorial: Knoppix as a rescue CD

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A Knoppix CD is a great thing to have lying around...
The worst has happened. Your Linux box won't boot, and your data sits there unreachable. Luckily, you have your trusty Knoppix CD, so you can bust into the most locked up system, as long as the filesystems are still intact. Armed with your Knoppix disk, you can probably re-enable booting. But even if that's not possible, you can copy your data to a spare partition and send it, via the network, to another machine.

This document discusses the various ways you can use your Knoppix CD to bust back into a zapped machine, take control, and either re-enable booting or move your data to safety.
 read more | mail this link | score:8924 | -Ray, March 31, 2003 (Updated: October 4, 2004)
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