Recovery Is Possible (RIP) is a Slackware-based CD or floppy boot/rescue/backup/maintenance system. It has support for a lot of filesystem types (Reiserfs, Reiser4, ext2/3, iso9660, UDF, XFS, JFS, UFS, HPFS, HFS, MINIX, MS DOS, NTFS, and VFAT) and contains a bunch of utilities for system recovery. It also has IDE/SCSI/SATA, PCMCIA, RAID, LVM2, and Ethernet/DSL/cable/PPP/PPPOE network support.
15.2 - 3/26/2006 Forgot to include /init link for initramfs! Updated ndiswrapper v1.11. Updated pcmciautils v013. 15.1 - 3/25/2006 Fixed GRUB, Reiser4 support should work. Fixed bug in grubconfig. Added tcptraceroute v1.5beta6. Added tcpdump v3.9.4. Updated mc v2006-03-23-19. Updated ddrescue v1.2-rc1. Added cdck v0.5.0. Updated mbuffer v20060324. The sk98lin driver may work now! 15.0 - 3/20/2006 The kernel is updated to v2.6.16. Updated bash v3.1.14. Updated lynx v2.8.6dev17 Updated fetchmail v6.3.2. Updated dvd+rw-tools v6.1. Updated cdrtools v2.01.01a07. Updated dirsync v1.10. Updated openssh v4.3p2. Updated ntfsprogs v1.13.0. Updated lftp v3.4.3. Updated udpcast v20060208. Updated mc v2006-03-20-17. Updated lvm2 v2.02.02. Updated devmapper v1.02.03 Updated dmraid v1.0.0.rc10. Updated tin v1.8.1. Updated star v1.5a73. Updated curl v7.15.3. Updated sk98lin v188.8.131.52 driver in the kernel. Updated evms v2.5.5. Updated testdisk v6.3. Added sshfs v1.6. Added lilo v22.7.1. Added cdrskin v0.1.2. Added squashfs v3.0 support in the kernel. Added mksquashfs/unsquashfs v3.0 programs. Added ndiswrapper v1.11rc2 for WIFI support. Read /usr/doc/ndiswrapper/ndiswrapper.txt on RIP. Changed USB install method to use makebootfat! Fixed initrd.gz. Removed the splashimage patch from GRUB, because it was causing problems.