Bug 9060 - 6.1's version of 'rescue' is poor
6.1's version of 'rescue' is poor
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: installer (Show other bugs)
6.1
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-02-02 00:03 EST by Chris Cogdon
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-03 11:02:27 EST
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Description Chris Cogdon 2000-02-02 00:03:01 EST
Where 6.0 and previous had rescue disks containing a large number of
useful utilities. The 6.1 solution, to use the installation media as a
rescue disk, has very few utilities.

Staples like 'cp' and 'vi' are missing!

Mounting the past-installed media to obtain those utilities isn't always
possible, either. That's what the rescue disk is supposed to solve.

(If this is to be remedied, then I might suggest that 'lilo' be included,
which was absent from 6.0 also)
Comment 1 Michael Fulbright 2000-02-03 11:02:59 EST
Improving the rescue image is currently being examined...

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