This post is fetched from the freebsd-questions mailinglist, and is a perfect example on how I consider the Linux/BSD world to be superior to Windows, at least in terms of systems administration. On Unix, it’s all just files, devices and bitstreams…
From: n j
To: Martin McCormick <email@example.com.[obfuscateddomain].edu>
When a System Dies; Getting back in operation again.
> … What is the best way to restore the full system?
> Can I use the FreeBSD installation disk in rescue mode?