[Gllug] Knoppix equivalents?

Tethys sta296 at astradyne.co.uk
Wed Jun 13 09:11:27 UTC 2007


Chris Bell writes:

>   I have lost count of the number of Knoppix CDs I have given away as both
>a demo and a diagnostics disc for ix86 series boxes. Now the inevitable has
>happened; I was asked to give an instant opinion on why a 64bit box running
>Microsoft has begun crashing and restarting just a few seconds into the boot
>proceedure. Is there an equivalent to Knoppix for other architectures?

The Fedora Live CD is available for x86_64 archtectures, which should
do most of what you want (although without knowing which apps you were
planning on using, it's hard to tell for sure).

If the box is IA64, then I suspect you'll have a harder time finding
something that will do the job.

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