Ok, so on my Snow Leopard disk that comes with my computer it also has hard drive recovery tools and the ability to go into Unix itself. Anyone know if I create a Lion boot disk if it will have the same (or at the very least go into a unix shell?)? I ask this because if something goes wrong with my hard drive that would require me to have the boot disk, I'd also like a chance to maybe get stuff off the hard drive (last time my hard drive crashed the recovery tools were pretty useless as they'd hit a bad part of the drive and refuse to do anything more and just not copy anything but I was able to go into a Unix shell and just tell it directly to just copy whatever was copyable). I'm wondering if I go to Lion if I lose the ability to look around my hard drive if it crashes enough it won't start up my computer but not enough that I can't get it to spin and be at least readable (That's usually what happens when my HD drive fails in my experience. I've been lucky enough not to have a complete failure. I at least get some warning enough to get my stuff off). Yes, at this point I do have a backup drive but still, it's nice to have that option.