Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of BootProcessUnraveled


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Apr 28, 2010, 2:46:28 AM (7 years ago)
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    4 Mondo Rescue can create a diverse variety of rescue media ranging from something as simple as a set of CDs or DVDs to CD/tape combinations and highly sophisticated methods like PXE.
     4!MondoRescue can create a diverse variety of rescue media ranging from something as simple as a set of CDs or DVDs to CD/tape combinations and highly sophisticated methods like PXE.
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    66The first stage in restoring is booting the restore system. This usually happens using a kernel and an initrd image. This is followed by the init script carrying out various crucial steps such as loading more modules and programs and starting subsystems such as RAID, LVM or NFS. The last steps, once all the infrastructure is in place, is to start the mondorestore program either in nuke (automatic) or interactive mode to perform the actual restore (unless expert mode is chosen that is).
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    8 So, the startup process of a Mondo Restore rescue media can be summarised as follows:
     8So, the startup process of a !MondoRescue media can be summarised as follows:
    99 1. Kernel boots and loads initial infrastructure from initrd;
    1010 2. init is called and further prepares infrastructure, loading additional programs and modules and starting components like RAID, LVM or  NFS;
     
    3535= OBDR =
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    37 As of 2.2.6, mondorescue is supporting the OBDR function of some tape drives from HP (Cf: [http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/drs/qa.html OBDR FAQ]).
     37As of 2.2.6, !MondoRescue is supporting the OBDR function of some tape drives from HP (Cf: [http://h18006.www1.hp.com/products/storageworks/drs/qa.html OBDR FAQ]).
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    3939This has been done by studying the OBDR support of another GPL DR solution [http://mkcdrec.ota.be/ mkCDrec].
     
    5858== Using pxelinux ==
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    60 The configuration information to setup a pxelinux PXE server to provide network restoration of MondoRescue images is available in the README.pxe of the mindi package (or at  http://trac.mondorescue.org/browser/branches/2.2.9/mindi/README.pxe)
     60The configuration information to setup a pxelinux PXE server to provide network restoration of !MondoRescue images is available in the README.pxe of the mindi package (or at  http://trac.mondorescue.org/browser/branches/2.2.9/mindi/README.pxe)
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    6262== Using Ignite-UX ==
     
    103103            bf=/opt/ignite/boot/pxelinux.0:
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    105  * Enjoy an MondoRescue deployment from an Ignite server by typing restore_mondo at the boot prompt of the target machine.
     105 * Enjoy an !MondoRescue deployment from an Ignite server by typing restore_mondo at the boot prompt of the target machine.