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Run maintenance tasks outside the OS

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maintboot runs commands outside of the current OS,

with exclusive access to the system and hardware.

This can be useful to run maintenance tasks, like repartitioning, in a controlled environment.

Maintboot builds an appliance on the fly from a list of packages (using supermin). It then loads the appliance with kexec, bypassing the bios, and runs the maintenance script in that new context.

See for installation and usage instructions.

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