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Re: Emergency Editors (was Stabble Tag move)

From: Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2005 22:20:32 +0800

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Martin P. Hellwig wrote:

> Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:

>> Well, how do you want to continue to boot without /usr ?!
>> You can directly configure your network or call the rc scripts
>> if you really want to.
> After a UPS blowup (and I mean smoke and leakage) a part of / and /etc 
> was corrupted leaving my fstab , rc.conf and some other stuff crippled. 
> In my case I did a boot with the dragonfly cd , mounted the partition 
> and restored a backup.
> However I could imagine that adminstrator of a headless machines without 
> cd drive could get into a mild panic ;-)

You got it in one.  Headless, w/o CD,

. ...  and often halfway 'round the world, not just down the street.


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