Chroot Rescue & Installer

Current release

CRI 20190916 is now based solely on TLD Linux. Debian/Devuan/Ubuntu based CRI images are no longer supported. Current release was built using TLD Linux 2019.01 and kernel 4.14.144.

CRI systems are loaded to and run from RAM. While it is possible to run them with 256 MB of RAM it is recommended to have at least 1 GB, especially if you plan to install additional software in live system.

Following software is available in rescue systems: i686, x86_64


Current release allows you to install following systems using pre-built, systemd free CRI chroot images:

Direct installation of base system from vendor servers/mirrors currently supports following distributions/releases:

Note: installing Debian or Devuan testing or unstable may fail or result in broken/unbootable system. It depends on current state of packages in these distributions.

Here is short installation howto. It is also available in live system.