[rescue] Removable boot...was: What to do with those USB "pen" drives...
kurt at k-huhn.com
Fri Aug 8 23:36:58 CDT 2003
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003 23:23:19 -0500
Mike Hebel <nimitz at nimitzbrood.com> wrote:
> Hell, with the right system/motherboard bios you can probably run the
> system entirely off of a non-parallel Zip drive. (0) It would be
> slower than normal but it would run. You figure 2:1 (best case)
> compression on the Zip-disk and you get approximately 180meg which
> would make a nice simple NetBSD system. Why you would want to do it
> that way would be another matter entirely.
Booting was rather slow, yes. It was used mainly to help recover b0rken
Windows servers and do some network security testing while I worked for
a conslutting company in CA (Hi guys!) when I didn't have a convenient
Unix or Linux box dedicated to the purpose.
Kurt hey politician, your lies are gonna get you
kurt at k-huhn.com chickens comin' home to roost in the white house
blood on the streets if you don't shut your big mouth
-- Black 47, Fire of Freedom
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