Building rescue/recovery cds
erik at erikjohnsson.net
Mon Aug 23 05:02:07 PDT 2004
On Mon, Aug 23, 2004 at 07:58:49AM -0400, Matthew Crowe wrote:
> Hi all,
> This may not exactly be a Freebsd related question.. but.. here goes =)
> I wanted to make a Freebsd-based cd that would enable restoring of a
> FAT32 or NTFS filesystem. I know Windows includes things to do this,
> but I wanted to use unix and build some nifty scripts to do it all
> automatically (this is designed to restore systems for really computer
> stupid people). I've already made the programs to restore the images..
> but.. I can't ever seem to get a working fbsd boot cd. I found one
> system called RIP, but it was mainly for Linux (and I really wanted it
> to be fbsd, as I know it a lot better!). Is there an easy way to make a
> bootable freebsd recovery disk? I tried hacking the 5.2.1- bootonly
> disk, but I couldn't ever figure out how to get it re-burned and allow
> for booting.
> If anyone has any experence in doing something like this, let me know! =)
did you check out livecd.sf.net ?
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