Returnil/Deepfreeze

Discussion in 'sandboxing & virtualization' started by Rico, Oct 27, 2007.

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  1. Rico

    Rico Registered Member

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    Hi Guys,

    These two seem very similar.

    Is there a work around for Returnil, where some update or app requires a reboot? Does DeepFreeze have that issue also?

    Thanks & Take Care
    Rico
     
  2. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    Don't know about deep freeze, but returnil has to be off to do anything requiring a reboot.
     
  3. Rico

    Rico Registered Member

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    Hi Peter,

    So patch Tuesdays you can shut down Returnil get the M$ patch (requiring reboot) reboot, turn Returnil back on, and be patched?

    Take Care
    Rico
     
  4. BlueZannetti

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    Well, sort of, under some circumstances.

    You really have to consider the implementation specifics and the two target markets, which are different. Some aspects are similar, some very different. Most of this information can be gleaned from the respective websites.

    Blue
     
  5. Coldmoon

    Coldmoon Returnil Moderator

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    Hello Rico,
    Yes, and you can do it automatically in 1.70 using the scheduler. The key is to schedue turning the RVS Protection off at a time when you have AU scheduled to download and apply the updates. If you are updating within a network, you would schedule the protection to be off when you are rolling them out.

    Mike
     
  6. ErikAlbert

    ErikAlbert Registered Member

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    All ISR-softwares require at least one reboot.
    DeepFreeze requires even more reboots, because there is no option to get from THAWED to FROZEN mode without reboot.

    Only FDISR offers a decent solution for app that require a reboot.
    All the rest is :
    1. Reboot in thawed mode.
    2. Install the software + Reboot.
    3. Uninstall the software, if you don't like it.
    4. Reboot in frozen mode.
    That's one of the reasons, why I keep on using FDISR.

    FDISR is still the king in POSSIBILITIES.
    The rest is king in speed and less space and that's what users like the most, that's something what they can see and feel.
    Who cares about usefullness that requires too much thinking.
     
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  7. Peter2150

    Peter2150 Global Moderator

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    The caveat on any of the automatic stuff is how your system is set. I tested the returnil schedule, and it works as advertised but won't work for me.

    I have two users set up, so at log in welcome screen windows stops and waits for a choice.

    I suppose I can set it not to stop there, but login is much smoother if I do. CHoices.o_O
     
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