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Release Notes: This release upgrades busybox to 1.18.4, lrzip to 0.571, ms-sys to 2.2.1, and ntfs-3g to 2011.1.15. The eltorito-boot mechanism of the bootable ISO-image was altered so that it should work on more middle-aged laptops.

  •  01 Jan 2011 06:21

Release Notes: This release upgraded the Linux kernel to, BusyBox to 1.18.1, dosfstools to 3.0.11, e2fsprogs to 1.41.14, and lrzip to 0.551.

  •  02 Apr 2008 09:20

Release Notes: ntfs-3g 1.2310 was added, which is a much more stable ntfs read-write driver than ntfsmount with fewer dependencies. Therefore, ntfsmount was removed, along with the now unneeded FUSE userspace tools. Busybox was updated to 1.9.2 and e2fsprogs was updated to 1.40.7. 0.97, dd_rescue 1.14, and regedit from regutils 0.10 were added.

  •  24 Jun 2004 08:34

Release Notes: The kernel was updated to 2.4.26 and NTFS was updated to 2.1.6b. nForce Ethernet support was added. Parts of reiserfsprogfs were replaced by the smaller progsreiserfs. The new busybox applets udhcpc and telnetd were added. progsreiserfs was added. tar was downgraded to the version from busybox 0.60.5, which is more reliable. cloop was updated to 2.01, e2fsprogs to 1.35, lilo to 22.5.9, mdadm to 1.6.0, ms-sys to 2.0.0, ntfsprogs to 1.9.2, reiserfsck to 3.6.17, and syslinux to 2.08.

  •  29 Feb 2004 06:13

Release Notes: Many new keyboard layouts were added, so 30 layouts are now available. Support was added for compressed loop images with transparent decompression. cmdftp was updated to 0.7.3, ntfsprogs was updated to 1.8.4, and reiserfsprogs was updated to 3.6.12. It is now possible to load F-Prot semi-automatically from the harddisk.

  •  05 Oct 2003 18:05

Release Notes: This release adds ms-sys 1.1.0, a program that writes MS-compatible boot-records to fat12, fat16, and fat32 partitions/floppies. This makes BG-Rescue Linux a full backup/restore system for MS Windows up to ME. The optional F-Prot is now loaded before executing "/bgrescue.rc" and "/bgrescue/bgrescue.rc" from the CDROM at startup, so you can now automate the virus scanning of your system with the scripts.

  •  11 Sep 2003 21:20

Release Notes: Support for 3c509/3c529 (MCA)/3c579 "Etherlink III" ethernet cards was added. A Freedos BOOT floppy was added to boot BG-Rescue Linux on systems on which booting with syslinux fails.

  •  01 Aug 2003 04:25

Release Notes: This release adds hdparm 5.4 and support for automatically loading the "free for personal use" antivirus program F-Prot from CDROM. (you only have to download it and burn it onto the CDROM). The archives are now automatically unpacked to tmpfs at boot time.

  •  20 Jul 2003 01:38

Release Notes: This version adds devfsd 1.3.25 and with it, support for devfs.

  •  15 Jul 2003 15:03

Release Notes: A nice looking prompt in the style "hostname:directory#" has been added. It is now possible to choose between US English and German keyboard layout at bootup. It is now supported to include an autorun script on the CD-ROM's root which starts automatically at bootup.


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