Fedora rescue CD

Jesse Keating jkeating at j2solutions.net
Wed Jan 11 22:13:43 UTC 2006

On Thu, 2006-01-12 at 03:36 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> Distrowatch has some information on one of the new less known 
> improvements to the Fedora Rescue CD effort.
> " One of the new features of Fedora <http://distrowatch.com/fedora> Core 
> 5, expected to enter a second testing phase next week, is a new rescue 
> CD. Although not much information has been published about the features 
> and goals of this Fedora sub-project, it is likely to become an 
> important tool for all Red Hat and Fedora system administrators and 
> therefore we thought it deserved some publicity. The first test release 
> of the Fedora rescue CD was announced 
> <https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-test-list/2006-January/msg00095.html> 
> last week and several new builds have been released since then. The 
> latest release, dated 8 January, appears to be built for x86_64 
> processors, but the developers are planning to produce a rescue CD for 
> all three supported architectures. You can find the 70 MB ISO image in 
> the /fedora/linux/development/isos/ directory on your favourite Fedora 
> mirror <http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors.html>."
> http://distrowatch.com/weekly.php?issue=20060109 

Wow, I love how people can get things wrong.  The i386 rescue CD has
been in place for a long time now, not exactly sure how long.  All I was
doing is turning on some code to generate the x86_64 version, and
writing some code to generate the PPC one.  It's not like this is a new

Jesse Keating RHCE      (geek.j2solutions.net)
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