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PLD RescueCD

PLD RescueCD is a bootable disk that contains a live Linux distribution based on PLD Linux x86 and x86-64. It uses transparent xz compression to fit about 180 MB of software onto a single mini CD in a usable form. It can be used to rescue ailing machines, perform intrusion post-mortems, or act as a temporary secure Linux-based workstation. It is possible to boot via PXE and from USB devices.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  13 Feb 2011 16:45

    Release Notes: This release uses kernel 2.6.37, contains 600 packages, updates 402 packages, and adds aoetools, vblade, btrfs-progs, fsarchiver, partclone, lrzip, lxz, pigz, and xz.

    •  12 Feb 2007 23:07

      Release Notes: Kernel Contains 490 packages. New packages have been added: ntfs-3g, ipmitool, and bacula 2.0.2.

      •  26 Jun 2006 00:27

        Release Notes: Kernel with Reiser4. Contains 490 packages. About 100 new ones have been added: bacula, ipsec-tools, udpcast, etc. There is a new x86_64 port for 64-bit systems.

        •  20 Jul 2004 15:22

          Release Notes: The kernel was updated to PLD 2.4.27rc1 with NTFS 2.1.6b and cifs. 276 packages were updated. The serial console was fixed. Hardware detection was improved. Support was added for remote network boot via PXE. Autodetection of sagem Eagle 8051 Analog was added. 40 new packages were added, including clamav, linux-atm, grub, star, and wipe.

          •  26 Jan 2004 17:28

            Release Notes: Version 1.91 has a bug that prevents it from working properly without a serial console. This version works around that bug by temporarily disabling serial console support.


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