Fixit disk without a floppy drive

Malcolm Kay malcolm.kay at
Sat May 24 08:52:02 PDT 2003

On Sun, 25 May 2003 00:35, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> Doug Hardie <bc979 at> writes:
> > I just encountered a situation where a system without a floppy drive
> > failed with some disk corruption within files (not fsck issues).  In
> > the process of trying to recover it, I found I needed to use the fixit
> > disk.  I have used the floppy version successfully several times
> > before, but this machine doesn't have a floppy drive.  Sysinstall
> > indicated there was an equivallent fixit cd.  Where do you find that?
> > I found a back door to get this machine corrected, but I need to be
> > better prepared for the next failure.  FreeBSD 4.6.
> Isn't that just the install disk?
> "Fixit" is a menu option...

Normally the "live file system" CD which in the past has been disk 2 of the 
set. (I don't know for FBSD 5.x)


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