Re: Emergency kit?From: fergus (email@example.com)
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Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2001 10:48:05 +0100 From: fergus <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: email@example.com Subject: Re: Emergency kit? Message-ID: <20011005104805.A493@dedog.argus-systems.co.uk>
On 02.10-05:47, Janto Trappe wrote:
> * Systems Administrator <firstname.lastname@example.org> [17-09-01 10:36]:
> > What do people have in their kit to deal with emergencies? In our last
> > emergency, I was directed to "Tom's Rescue Disk" (http://www.toms.net/rb/).
> > I realised that it would be useful to have a printout of /etc/fstab from
> > every machine. Is there anything else which people would recommend to me?
> > (disks, printouts, whatever).
if you are capturing the fstab, i'd suggest getting a complete partition map
of all disks so that you know the logical location of file systems.
this may become complicated with complex disk solutions (vinum || similar) but
worth while for analysis - recovery of data.
i'm not familiar with the tools but i guess they may already do this ? ? ?