[linux-elitists] Comprehensive list of Linux malware
Thu Dec 9 16:57:36 PST 2004
Karsten M. Self wrote:
>on Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 10:06:34AM -0500, Etienne Goyer (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
>>The point is moot anyway. If your system is so old that it does not
>>have a bootable CD-ROM, I think it might be time to upgrade to one
>>built after 1996. Really.
>Bootable floppies offer one advantage over (most) bootable CDs: you
>free both the floppy *and* the CDROM after boot, as the system runs
>entirely in memory. While this is possible with a CDROM
Yes, it is.
>, you need
>memory sufficient for the entire disk image in memory. That's ~50MB +
>for a mini/businesscard CD,
Which is all most CD based rescue systems need. Red Hat's, Suse's, and
everyone elses. Load up, eject the CD, commence fixing your system.
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