[SATLUG] Trinity Rescue Linux high recommended (G4L)

Jeremy Mann jeremymann at gmail.com
Fri Jan 11 12:48:25 CST 2008


Stephen, does it include the 'ntpass' program? This lets me reset SAM
user accounts on 2000/Xp machines. I've used this quite a lot.
However, I found one, itsy small problem with it...... It does not see
the drive if its Serial ATA!


On Jan 11, 2008 12:24 PM, Stephen Gutknecht (RoundSparrow)
<Stephen at roundsparrow.com> wrote:
> For me, it always comes down to new hardware.  A lot of these rescue
> disks do not keep the Linux Kernel current and I find the newer
> version of an Ethernet or SATA chipset isn't recognized....
>
> For me, in 2007, Trinity proved to work where others failed.
> Including on a couple laptops with newer chipsets (Santa Rosa).  I
> haven't stuck with "System Rescue CD" as I had problems with the
> latest version at a given point in time (August 2007).
>
> But new hardware is a changing target... Frankly, a lot of these
> rescue disks are out there are not maintained...
>
> I honestly feel this is an area where Linux isn't as bright as it
> needs to be.  The whole industry (meaning including Microsoft) really
> needs a open source / license free solution for
> booting/repairing/virus removal/hard drive replacement/etc.  And like
> many other areas - Linux has 50 solutions but only a handful are well
> maintained.  And even then, drivers (Kernel) versions often lag.
>
> Trinity allows you to boot and be a sshd server easily... and a Samba
> server easily... it makes peer to peer backup and recovery pretty
> simple, no matter if your second system is Windows, OSX, Linux, etc.
> I really think it needs more attention.  I wish I had found it 2 years
> ago ;)
>
>   Stephen Gutknecht
>   Canyon Lake, TX
>
>
>
> On Jan 11, 2008 9:14 AM, Jeremy Mann <jeremymann at gmail.com> wrote:
> > That's neat Stephen. How does it compare to System Rescue CD? That's
> > what I use the majority of times for Winders and Macs.
> >
> > On Jan 11, 2008 10:56 AM, Stephen Gutknecht (RoundSparrow)
> >
> > <Stephen at roundsparrow.com> wrote:
> > > I encourage you to look at
> > > http://trinityhome.org/Home/index.php?wpid=1&front_id=12
> > >
> > > This is a well maintained distro for doing backups and system repairs.
> > >  It has a lot of useful tools for both Linux and Windows environments.
> > >  It is an ideal tool to get your Windows using friends an intro to
> > > Linux....
> > >
> > > I've tried dozens of Linux solutions for booting and backup and
> > > Trinity is far superior to all others I have tried.  There are
> > > instructions for booting via network PXE, USB memory stick, etc.
> > >
> > > It is not well known, but it is the real deal...
> > >
> > >   Stephen Gutknecht
> > >   Canyon Lake, TX
> > >
> > >
> > > On Jan 8, 2008 12:00 PM, Hector Bojorquez <hector.bojorquez at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > Howdy,
> > > > Any y'all have any experiences with G4L Ghost 4 Linux
> > > > http://sourceforge.net/projects/g4l
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