Changes between Version 24 and Version 25 of Download


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Feb 27, 2010, 1:47:58 PM (11 years ago)
Author:
Christian Franke
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Rework table of live systems, add version info, remove FC and Knoppix

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    474474example, it's unbootable and the console is full of disk error
    475475messages) it can be handy to have a version of smartmontools that can
    476 be run off of a bootable CD or floppy to examine the disk's SMART data and run
     476be run off of a bootable medium to examine the disk's SMART data and run
    477477self-tests.  This is also useful if you want to run Captive Self-Tests
    478478(the '''{{{-C}}}''' option of {{{smartctl}}} ) on disks that can not easily be unmounted,
     
    482482
    483483=== List of bootable CDs ===
    484 [http://www.finnix.org/ Finnix Live Bootable CD][[BR]]
    485 [http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f7/en_US/sn-Live.html Fedora Core 7 Live Bootable CD][[BR]]
    486 [http://www.lnx-bbc.com/ LNX-BBC Bootable CD][[BR]]
    487 [http://www.stresslinux.org/ Stresslinux Bootable CD][[BR]]
    488 [http://www.tux.org/pub/people/kent-robotti/looplinux/rip/ RIP (Recovery Is Possible) Bootable CD][[BR]]
    489 [http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page SystemRescueCd][[BR]]
    490 [http://www.gpstudio.com/stux/ STUX Bootable CD][[BR]]
    491 [http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php GParted Live][[BR]]
    492 [http://partedmagic.com/ Parted Magic] (also contains [http://gsmartcontrol.berlios.de/ GSmartControl])[[BR]]
    493 [http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html Knoppix]
    494 ([http://packages.debian.org/testing/utils/smartmontools Debian/testing] based CD)[[BR]]
    495 [http://www.gentoo.org/ Gentoo Installer LiveCD][[BR]]
    496 [http://grml.org/ grml Linux Live-CD] ([http://packages.debian.org/unstable/utils/smartmontools Debian/unstable] based CD, smartmontools is also included in [http://grml.org/faq/#whatissmall grml-small])[[BR]]
    497 [http://ubuntu-rescue-remix.org/ Ubuntu Rescue Remix][[BR]]
    498 [http://smartlinux.sourceforge.net/ S.M.A.R.T. Linux] (a bootable FLOPPY containing smartmontools!)[[BR]]
    499 [http://www.inside-security.de/insert_en.html INSERT (Inside Security Rescue Toolkit)] (Knoppix based CD)[[BR]]
    500 [http://www.911cd.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=13459 Smartctl Plugin] for [http://www.nu2.nu/pebuilder/ BartPE bootable live windows CD][[BR]]
    501 A plugin for the [http://www.ubcd4win.com/ UBCD4Win] can be created by the [#Windows-InstalltheWindowspackage smartmontools windows installer][[BR]]
    502 The [http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/ UBCD] 5.0 beta contains Parted Magic (above), see also note about UBCD [wiki:FAQ#WherecanIfindmanufacturer-specificdisk-testingutilities in the FAQ]
     484{{{
     485#!html
     486<ul style="list-style: none;">
     487<li>
     488  <table border="1">
     489    <tr>
     490      <th>Live System</th>
     491      <th>Release</th>
     492      <th>Date</th>
     493      <th>Size</th>
     494      <th>Kernel</th>
     495      <th>smartmontools</th>
     496      <th>Comment</th>
     497    </tr>
     498    <tr>
     499      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.finnix.org/"><span class="icon">Finnix</span></a></td>
     500      <td>93.0</td>
     501      <td>2009-08-11</td>
     502      <td style="text-align: right;">127MB</td>
     503      <td>2.6.30</td>
     504      <td>5.38</td>
     505      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     506    </tr>
     507    <tr>
     508      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.gentoo.org/"><span class="icon">Gentoo Live DVD</span></a></td>
     509      <td>10.1</td>
     510      <td>2009-10-10</td>
     511      <td style="text-align: right;">2717MB</td>
     512      <td>2.6.30</td>
     513      <td>5.38</td>
     514      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     515    </tr>
     516    <tr>
     517      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://gparted.sourceforge.net/livecd.php"><span class="icon">GPartedLive</span></a></td>
     518      <td>0.5.1-1</td>
     519      <td>2010-01-26</td>
     520      <td style="text-align: right;">114MB</td>
     521      <td>2.6.32</td>
     522      <td style="background-color: #FAFAD2">5.39</td>
     523      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     524    </tr>
     525    <tr>
     526      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://grml.org/"><span class="icon">grml</span></a></td>
     527      <td>2009.10</td>
     528      <td>2009-10-31</td>
     529      <td style="text-align: right;">704MB</td>
     530      <td>2.6.31</td>
     531      <td style="background-color: #FAFAD2">5.39 2009-10-10 r2955</td>
     532      <td>also included in <a class="ext-link" href="http://grml.org/faq/#whatismedium"><span class="icon">grml-medium and grml-small</span></a></td>
     533    </tr>
     534    <tr>
     535      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.inside-security.de/insert_en.html"><span class="icon">INSERT</span></a></td>
     536      <td>1.3.9b</td>
     537      <td>2007-02-27</td>
     538      <td style="text-align: right;">62MB</td>
     539      <td>2.6.18.6</td>
     540      <td>5.36</td>
     541      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     542    </tr>
     543    <tr>
     544      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://partedmagic.com/"><span class="icon">Parted Magic</span></a>
     545      </td>
     546      <td>4.8</td>
     547      <td>2009-12-28</td>
     548      <td style="text-align: right;">77MB</td>
     549      <td>2.6.32.2</td>
     550      <td style="background-color: #FAFAD2">5.39</td>
     551      <td>also contains <a class="ext-link" href="http://gsmartcontrol.berlios.de/"><span class="icon">GSmartControl</span></a></td>
     552    </tr>
     553    <tr>
     554      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.tux.org/pub/people/kent-robotti/looplinux/rip/"><span class="icon">RIP (Recovery Is Possible)</span></a></td>
     555      <td>9.3</td>
     556      <td>2009-07-04</td>
     557      <td style="text-align: right;">98MB</td>
     558      <td>2.6.29.6</td>
     559      <td>5.39 2009-06-27</td>
     560      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     561    </tr>
     562    <tr>
     563      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://smartlinux.sourceforge.net/"><span class="icon">S.M.A.R.T. Linux</span></a></td>
     564      <td>0.4</td>
     565      <td>2004-10-16</td>
     566      <td style="text-align: right;">1.5MB</td>
     567      <td>2.4.26</td>
     568      <td>5.33</td>
     569      <td>bootable floppy</td>
     570    </tr>
     571    <tr>
     572      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.stresslinux.org/"><span class="icon">StressLinux</span></a></td>
     573      <td>0.4.136</td>
     574      <td>2010-01-01</td>
     575      <td style="text-align: right;">160MB</td>
     576      <td>2.6.27.39</td>
     577      <td>5.39 2009-07-31 r2867</td>
     578      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     579    </tr>
     580    <tr>
     581      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.gpstudio.com/stux/"><span class="icon">STUX</span></a></td>
     582      <td>2.0</td>
     583      <td>2008-09-09</td>
     584      <td style="text-align: right;">731MB</td>
     585      <td>2.6.24.4</td>
     586      <td>5.38</td>
     587      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     588    </tr>
     589    <tr>
     590      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.sysresccd.org/Main_Page"><span class="icon">SystemRescueCd</span></a></td>
     591      <td>1.3.5</td>
     592      <td>2010-01-25</td>
     593      <td style="text-align: right;">254MB</td>
     594      <td>2.6.31.12</td>
     595      <td>5.38</td>
     596      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     597    </tr>
     598    <tr>
     599      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://ubuntu-rescue-remix.org/"><span class="icon">Ubuntu Rescue Remix</span></a></td>
     600      <td>9.10 r1</td>
     601      <td>2009-11-05</td>
     602      <td style="text-align: right;">175MB</td>
     603      <td>2.6.31</td>
     604      <td>5.38</td>
     605      <td>&nbsp;</td>
     606    </tr>
     607    <tr>
     608      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/"><span class="icon">Ultimate Boot CD (UBCD)</span></a></td>
     609      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.ultimatebootcd.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=7">5.0 RC1</a></td>
     610      <td>2009-11-03</td>
     611      <td style="text-align: right;">284MB</td>
     612      <td>2.6.31.5</td>
     613      <td>5.38</td>
     614      <td>contains Parted Magic 4.6, see also note <a class="wiki" href="FAQ#WherecanIfindmanufacturer-specificdisk-testingutilities">in the FAQ</a></td>
     615    </tr>
     616    <tr>
     617      <td><a class="ext-link" href="http://www.ubcd4win.com/"><span class="icon">UBCD4Win</span></a></td>
     618      <td>3.50</td>
     619      <td>2009-04-21</td>
     620      <td>--</td>
     621      <td>--</td>
     622      <td colspan="2" >a plugin can be created by the <a class="wiki" href="#Windows-InstalltheWindowspackage">smartmontools windows installer</a></td>
     623    </tr>
     624  </table>
     625</li>
     626</ul>
     627}}}
    503628
    504629Please let us know if there are others, and we will add them to this list.
     630
     631[http://docs.fedoraproject.org/release-notes/f7/en_US/sn-Live.html Fedora Live CD] and
     632[http://www.knopper.net/knoppix/index-en.html Knoppix] are no longer included in the list because
     633recent releases no longer contain smartmontools.
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