that I found. I think you might like to read about it as well, since I keep harping on my KTD project.
"Knoppix is one of the corner stones of the Linux CD experience. It has earned its fame as the distro that would work with just about any hardware, including the most dubious, unknown and rickety drivers that you might have. It is also highly popular with the security community, being used as the official distro in many forensics, investigation and network intrusion workshops and courses."