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Old 23rd December 2009, 07:50 PM
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live CD that has lots of drivers added. need to DD fiber channel drives (qlogic)


Im looking for a live cd that provides lots of driver support.

Mainly what I need to do is dd through fiber channel adapters. (ie. qlogic.)

Any advice or input would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 23rd December 2009, 07:57 PM
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If you have tried fedora and its a no go I would next try CentOs and then Puppy. Puppy linux has some of the odd hardware support.

Hope this helps

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Old 23rd December 2009, 09:42 PM
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QLogic drivers are removed from Live CD's, probably because almost nobody using the Live CD needs them and it saves some space. Install livecd-tools and spin-kickstarts then edit /usr/share/spin-kickstarts/fedora-live-base.ks and comment out the section

# qlogic firmwares
and rebuild with

livecd-creator --config='/usr/share/spin-kickstarts/fedora-livecd-desktop.ks'
There you go your own spin with qlogic drivers included, you could also use revisor, but in my experience it doesn't work so well.
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