A build of an operating system that can run directly from a CD/DVD disk or image.

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Assembling Software RAID in Live CD for data recovery

I need help recovering some data that's on my RAID which is on a LVM on my server running Ubuntu. What happened was I deleted the logical volume that controlled my swap space which was on a partition ...
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Linux LiveCD with Xen DomU support?

Can someone recommend a Linux LiveCD which can start as Xen DomU (paravirtualized, no HVM)?
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Fsck finds errors in OS, but not using LiveCD

Running fsck on a booted machine yields errors on the root file system. In an attempt to fix this, I booted from a LiveCD - but fsck on the LiveCD instance doesn't find any errors at all. I also tried ...
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How to rebuild Raid arrays after booting to a live cd?

Problem: Botched kernel upgrade left me with an unbootable system (don't ask me how it also made my backup kernel unbootable) where boot and root are on mdadm raid 1 arrays (with metadata 1.0/1.2 ...
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booting diskless client without nfs

I am trying to boot one of a diskless client with linux as initrd image. Here is my grub.cfg file set timeout=5 menuentry "Linux Liveboot" { linux uefi/vmlinuz crashkernel=auto pci=realloc ...
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Extract list of installed drivers using a linux live disk

I have a quit old PC that was running Windows 2000 but the system crashed some days ago. Now I need to know which drivers have been installed on that specific pc but the system isn't booting anymore ...