Subject: Re: /rescue, crunchgen'ed?
To: David Laight <email@example.com>
From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/30/2002 15:04:37
On Fri, Aug 30, 2002 at 12:49:58PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> Just pointing out that unmounted filesystems aren't safe.
> I did say it wasn't particularly relevent to an emergency
> boot partition.
> Actually if you are going to boot a different partition it needn't
> be on the same media. So a bootable floppy/cd would suffice?
Yes, but the goal here is to be able to recover without floppy or cd.
It's ofter faster and easier.
Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr