Yard

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Yard

https://sourceforge.net/projects/yard/
Scripts for creating rescue disks

Yard is a suite of Perl scripts for creating rescue disks for GNU/Linux. A rescue disk is a self-contained kernel and filesystem on a floppy, usually used when you can't (or don't want to) boot off your hard disk, that contains utilities for diagnosing and manipulating hard disks and filesystems. Yard itself is not a rescue disk or boot disk; it is a tool for creating one. The user must do a certain amount of file choosing to make it work, but the result is a customized rescue disk that is complete, useful, and up-to-date. Yard does not use special, minimal files to make everything fit in a small filesystem. Instead, it uses standard files from your hard disk installation, so you can use as many diskettes as you need (usually 2-3, since everything is compressed)

Documentation

User guide inlcuded and available in HTML format from http://www.linuxlots.com/~fawcett/yard/Yard_doc.html


Download

Download version 2.2 (stable)
released on 20 June 2001

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
PerlJanet Casey20 June 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Tom Fawcett Maintainer


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingHomepagehttp://sourceforge.net/tracker/?atid=100884&group_id=884&func=browse


Software prerequisites

KindDescription
Required to useLinux kernel 2.0 or later
Weak prerequisiteobjcopy 2.6 or later
Required to usePerl 5.0 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 31 December 2016.



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