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Re: [vox-tech] [revised] grub boot recovery image
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Re: [vox-tech] [revised] grub boot recovery image



Ok...I should be able to handle this, will take me some time.  In the
meantime, just for learning purposes, could I load an iso live cd image
to a partition on another hard drive the same way that I would burn to a
cd and then point grub2 to it?  Would like to have debian on it or some
other distro like sabayon.
 
On Thu, 2009-12-24 at 14:57 -0500, Scott Miller wrote:
> The Dell Ubuntu PCs come with a recovery partition - with an Ubuntu  
> image. :)
> 
> Scott
> 
> On Dec 23, 2009, at 21:44, Jim <evesautomotive@wavecable.com> wrote:
> 
> > Greetings:
> > My boss had a laptop that would not boot into vista because of a  
> > virus.
> > I was about to pop in a live cd but found that this 'dell' laptop gave
> > me an option for recovery.  It let me rewrite the hard drive with an
> > image that was fresh from factory i.e. day 1 configuration.  My boss
> > didn't have anything important so I did just that and it worked like a
> > charm.
> >
> > Intrigued with this I was wondering if this can be done with linux.
> > Lets say that I built a pc w/ oh I don't know, ubuntu, and I wanted to
> > have the same setup as my bosses pc had.  Can this be done and be as
> > user friendly with linux?  Could I somehow make grub boot into some  
> > sort
> > of gui script that can have a presaved image file of a fresh install  
> > on
> > that pc?  Mind you this should be simple to use for the masses out  
> > there
> > that aren't computer savy, like me :)
> >
> > I know quite a bit about cars, I know very little about computers.
> >
> > Jim
> >
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