Version 1.3.0 of gBootRoot

Release Notes: A new ability for normal users to make root filesystems and boot disks from scratch using genext2fs, uClibc support, new example templates and documentation, improved replacements layout, tests, UI, and template parsing logic, more automation, and many bugfixes.

Other releases

  •  28 Feb 2003 22:50

Release Notes: A new if/elsif control structure was added for the Yard template. The binary packages are now compiled for glibc versions newer than 2.2.5. Several important bugfixes and improvements were made, and uml-patch 2.4.20-1 and uml_utilities 20030202 are now used.

  •  14 Jan 2003 23:56

Release Notes: This version adds a command-line interface to the Yard method, completely automates the source package, fixes lock-up bugs related to newer Perl modules and a problem locating NSS libraries for newer glibc versions, adds automatic recognition to determine the mode=(skas|tt) UML option, and configures NEST=1 to allow UML to run both on the host kernel and within itself.

  •  12 Mar 2002 04:26

Release Notes: An MTD emulator was added to the to the UML box to run distributions made either with MTD-specific filesystems like jffs2 or conventional filesytems. The UML kernel was updated (to 2.4.18-2um). Improved staging behavior for normal users, the cad mconsole command, and the ability to construct jffs/jffs2 images were added.

  •  14 Feb 2002 01:49

Release Notes: This release updates root_fs_helper to properly work with 2.4.17-10um, and alters the kernel filesystem detection order so that cramfs doesn't cause initrd to fail.

  •  09 Feb 2002 01:54

Release Notes: This version adds a button to access filesystem box in ARS. It also updates tools to 20020125 and the UML kernel to 2.4.17-10um. RPM packages are now available.


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