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Splitting /rescue out of base.tgz
[Would this better belong to tech-install?]
I think it may make sense to split /rescue out of base.tgz into a separate set.
I just rendered a machine unusable during an update because, after having
booted into the new kernel, extracting base.tgz failed (/ full), corrupting
both bin/sbin and rescue. Tho only thing I had was a shell with whatever is
My colleague joked it was time to write a tar parser in shell (to extract
/rescue from the base set to somewhere else), but unfortunately, base.tgz
Note that it wouldn't suffice to duplicate /rescue into a separate tgz,
it would need to be removed from base.tgz.
Of course, I could mimic this with args to tar xpzfC base.tgz /.
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