Subject: Re: Looking for a large i386 "rescue" floppy/kernel
To: None <>
From: Roberto Pereyra <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 09/20/2004 09:19:54

This link maybe usefull


On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 12:56:08AM -0500, Dave Huang wrote:
> I recently got a 256MB USB keychain flash drive, and thought it might
> useful to put a "rescue" floppy image on it for troubleshooting and
> repair of systems (which may not be running NetBSD). I tried the
> RESCUE_TINY kernel, which works, but is too limited for my needs--no
> NTFS or USB support, for example. Being able to run vi in visual mode
> would be nice too.
> Does anyone have a more full-featured rescue image, or should I roll
> my own? Since any systems using this would be new enough to boot off a
> USB flash drive, I think they'd have at least 64MB of RAM to work
> with, and likely more, so there should be no problem with a larger
> ramdisk image.
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