Subject: Re: /rescue, crunchgen'ed?
To: David Laight <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: current-users
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.