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Author: Arnt Karlsen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] Steps to recover from borked grub-update
On Tue, 27 Apr 2021 11:14:10 -0400, Steve wrote in message

> terryc said on Tue, 27 Apr 2021 16:23:34 +1000
> >Yes, basically what I've tried, but there s no /efi/devuan.
> >I've just had no success being able to access any of the file system.
> >
> >i'm begiing to think that if this sort of problems keep recurring, it
> >will be a step back to the future from the time when the first hing
> >you did after installing a system was to created a boot floppy; boot
> >cd/dvd these days.
> >
> >Any way, Thank you.
> >I've decided to risk it and attempt an OS re-install despite the
> >rebuilt mailer requiring three attempts to get a booting sstem.
> WAIT!!!!
> You can boot most "rescue cd" live distros and pick "boot next
> partition" or whatever, and it will boot the next found partition with
> the kernel from the rescue cd.
> Which brings up the fact that it would be nice for there to be a
> Devuan rescue CD (and thumbdrive) that can find all possible OSes and
> boot to your choice, using the live CD's kernel. Can Refracta already
> do that?

..huh? Did we|Devuan remove the "rescue" boot options from
our boot or install isos? If we didn't, a booted iso should
offer Debian style advice on how to do things once you start
hitting "F1", "F2" etc function keys.

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.