Aug 262011
 

Sometimes bad things happen, and you must recover your desktop or server from an error.

For this delicate work there are some specialised Linux Live Distributions that once booted allow you to make a lot of tasks, like mounting and repairing disk partitions and file system, for this it’s important that the live Distro has support for many different File System type and LVM, it should also have a good support for the network, it’s possible that you need to download or move something on the computer, and so it’s also important to have a wide range of network support, wi-fi too maybe.
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Sep 032010
 

systemrescuecdIt’s happened to all that your system after an upgrade or even for no apparent reason decided to die and not restart. At this point you try to start in Safe Mode, or search the installation CD and start to do guess … or you can use SystemRescueCd, it does not necessarily solve every problem, but you’ll arrive at the verdict and analysis much faster.
SystemRescueCd is a Linux system rescue disk available as a bootable CD-ROM or USB stick  for administrating or repairing your system and data after a crash. It aims to provide an easy way to carry out admin tasks on your computer, such as creating and editing the hard disk partitions.
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