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Realtime log for new v1.0 32-bit release

Post#1 by brokenman » 01 Jan 2011, 23:14

Here are the changes i have implemented thus far:

- New colours for slax.cfg - request by bicephale (done in Porteus v09)
Added plop to boot choice - request by bicephale (done in Porteus v09)
Auto convert of from= boot parameter to from_dev - (removed because from=iso will be added)
Auto conversion of squash3 modules to sq4 (done in Porteus v09)
Update syslinux and use extlinux for ext partitions - Aimed for v1.0
Added back/restore of MBR to bootinst.sh (done in Porteus v09)
Bumped KDE-3.5.10 to Trinity KDE-3.5.12[/code]

The following will be ported from 64-bit

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 - added info about incompatible drivers for ad_hoc mode in sns-tool
    - merged WPA and WPA2 in sns-tool (done in Porteus v09)
    - updated xvba package (done in Porteus v09))
    - updated 'fault' message with warning about new cheatcodes (done in Porteus v09)
    - updated Language Selection Tools with new paths (separated for 32/64 bits) (done in Porteus v09)
    - removed sq4 suffix so all slax tools will produce .lzm modules instead of .sq4.lzm  #This is important (done in Porteus v09)
Edited to reflect changes in Porteus v09 32 bit. Now ready for download!
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Re: Realtime log for new v1.0 32-bit release

Post#2 by brokenman » 18 Feb 2011, 23:40

Porteus v1.0 Alpha

Added kkdm login screen with choice of guest or root
Updated to xz compression. All modules are now .xzm extensions.
Initrd is also compressed with lzma2 (initrd.xz)
linuxrc updated. If booting on FAT partition a save.dat file will be automatically created.
Moved content of 001/etc/rc.d/rc.slax to end of rc.M
removed 001/etc/rc.d/rc.slax
Added warning of save.dat creation to linuxrc because it takes alot of time on USB
Added GUI tool to resize, create or recover corrupt save.dat
Add guest username & password to 001/etc/issue
removed from initrd/usr/bin
fusermount mount.posixovl ntfs-3g.probe posixovl ntfsmount ulockmgr_server (no longer needed - fanthom)
removed initrd/usr/lib/libulockmgr and it's symlinks (fanthom)
added konqueror view profiles for default icon view (blaze)
Fixed typo in porteus.cfg (poreus at vesa menu - fanthom)
Added fribidi.xzm to 001-core (KSA_Arab)
Recompiled mplayer for vaapi & fribidi compat
Removed kfloppy. Floopy drives are now redundant
Added wv2 package for word docx in kword. (thanks roadie)
Created package to convert .docx into .odt for kword. (3Mb) as separate module
Allowed autologin in kdmrc file (Ahau)
Added to 001/usr/bin/save-changes (simple script to save changes easily)
Updated modtools in /opt/porteus-scripts. Thinking of adding /opt/porteus-scripts to $PATH in .bashrc
Rewrote modtools with Xdialog frontend and moved to 001-core
Added login details to KDM login background
Changed splash screen from man riding shark to Earth underwater
Added rempkg and extpkg to remove or extract packages from slackware compliant modules.
kernel 2.6.38.5
userland bumped to Slackware-13.37
LXDE from GIT by ponce compiled on Slack 13.37
Kernel support for older i486 processors
Updated to firefox 4.0.1
updated syslinux to version 4.0.4 (pxelinux.0 must be placed in /boot folder and not /boot/pxelinux.cfg)
Cleaned up boot and porteus folders with subfolders docs & tools which contains Fixmbr.exe, UAC.exe, memtest and /dos loader.
added function to win_start_here.hta which disables UAC (Blaze's job)
updated linuxrc and some other stuff inside initrd (fanthom)
fixed dhcpcd long delay for IP in rc.inet1 (thanks to crashman for bug report)
rc.M now creates 10 loops at boot instead of one (Rava request), also moves passwd.xzm automatically to /porteus/modules when is writable (francoise suggestion)
changes-time.ssh script added for saving any systeemwide changes in a specified time
/usr/local/bin/man searches netowork when man page is not found in Porteus (82issa and lo-n-behold job)
changes-time.sh strips module from *.cache files which are causing aufs hang
activate script add one free module after insertion (it doesn't do anything when free loops are available)
nouveau is blacklisted by default again as people are having troubles with compilation of nvidia binary driver
USB HID is compiled into kernel (thanks to bong for bug report)
udisk mounts FAT and NFTS without 'showexec' flag (all files are executable: needed for porteus installation scripts)
hibernation works ok after upgrading to 2.6.38.5 (requires further testing)
added 'Porteus' string to firefox user agent
Added save-changes script (from console)
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