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Knoppix.

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If I'm fixing some stuff on my box, I'll just use my Fedora disc, but if it's something serious on any other person's computer, it's knoppix.
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Knoppix.

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If I'm fixing some stuff on my box, I'll just use my Fedora disc, but if it's something serious on any other person's computer, it's knoppix.
I like knoppix, but isn't it just a 32 bit release? i know at one time there was a 64 bit release, but its been awhile since i've heard anything about it...

the only downside to it, is if you need to chroot into a 64 bit system, you can't from a 32 bit...but for file recovery or config editing, then yeah knoppix is great for that
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I like knoppix, but isn't it just a 32 bit release? i know at one time there was a 64 bit release, but its been awhile since i've heard anything about it...

the only downside to it, is if you need to chroot into a 64 bit system, you can't from a 32 bit...but for file recovery or config editing, then yeah knoppix is great for that
You are correct. I take back my /thread. I didn't even think about that, since I've never run into it.

There are unofficial x64 builds, but so far not official ones.
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if its a live disc specific distro, which i believe knoppix is... why would they make a 64bit version? EVERYTHING runs 32, but there still is systems out there with p4's and stuff so not everything runs 64 and youd be better off just having your live disc 32bit
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if its a live disc specific distro, which i believe knoppix is... why would they make a 64bit version? EVERYTHING runs 32, but there still is systems out there with p4's and stuff so not everything runs 64 and youd be better off just having your live disc 32bit
Not if you're trying to recover a 64-bit system.
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it is not an exactly a "linux" recovery live/usb, but it has a basic linux "distro" on it, along with a basic "windows 98", and that is hiren's boot cd i use that a lot more than any other "livecd" when it comes to recovery and data analyst tools, its got a bunch and a lot of tools to do "simple" fixes or enough tools to accomplish complex task
Amen to that! Hiren's boot CD is awesome, I've been using it exclusively for awhile now. Live "mini"- Linux, WinXP, and now Win98 + numerous other tools for just about everything you could need.
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