Subject: Re: rescue/boot floppies
To: Wolfgang Rupprecht <>
From: Jason R Thorpe <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/15/2002 12:27:46
On Tue, Oct 15, 2002 at 12:09:26PM -0700, Wolfgang Rupprecht wrote:

 > It seems that in all the excitement over dynamic /sbin, I managed to
 > rdist a laptop with everything but the newly created /lib and
 > /libexec.  Booting a kernel that doesn't find an executable "init"
 > doesn't get one very far.

If you boot with -a, you can provide /rescue/init as the path to init.

        -- Jason R. Thorpe <>