Rescue HD setup procedure

Paul Howarth paul at
Thu Nov 25 08:37:12 UTC 2004

On Thu, 2004-11-25 at 13:21 +0900, Mitsuho Iizuka wrote:
> Hi
> Is it valid way to have 'RESCUE HD' in /dev/hda2 as follows ?

Yes, but bear in mind that one of the reasons you might need a rescue
image is that your bootloader (e.g. grub) is screwed up, and if you need
your bootloader to load your rescue image then you're no better off than
you were before setting it up on your hard disk.

Paul Howarth <paul at>

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