suggestion: rescue boot extension

Jon Masters jonathan at
Wed Jun 2 20:10:00 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-06-02 at 13:03 -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Hm. I can see the use of this, but I can also see issues with how you
> > do updates for it sanely (if at all.)
> Why would you do updates for it?  Your install CD/DVD to use for rescue
> boot doesn't get updated.  I'd think you'd just install a pristine newer
> one verbatim if you had a reason to bother, like deciding to burn a new CD.
> Hence the nice automagic deployment feature would reserve two partitions
> (or whatevers) for the purpose, so you can install the new image on B and
> still have the option to boot A if the new one is bad.

So I'm willing to help out on this (once RHEL stuff calms down a bit).
Do you think it's worth us putting together a wiki feature proposal?


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