Damn Small Linux v3.2RC3
Posted on: 01/09/2007 03:06 PM

Damn Small Linux v3.2RC3 is available

Cumulative Change Log:

* Updted Broadcomm 10/100 module b44.o
* New allow boot option desktop=xxx to override backup.
* New alsa.unc and automated Alsa sound card detection.
* Added qemu-img, dsl-windows.bat and updated readme.txt for dsl-embedded.
* Fixed Stats missing processes.
* Fixed Emelfm Superuser from menu.
* Dropped Synaptic Enable Apt from menus - use Synaptic and dsl-dpkg extensions.
* Dropped Update to GNU Utils from menu - use gnu-itils.unc or gnu-utils.dsl.
* Updated dsl2unc to remove WORK directory upon completion.
* Added wpasupplicant.
* New Mouse Config Lua GUI.
* Added default tone generator for XMMS.
* Improved MyDSL download via the Lua GUI - implemented server side parsing.
* Moved powerdown to use standard rc scripts.
* New dsl-dpkg.unc and adjustments to core.
* dsl-pendrive.bat for Qemu to detect booted pendrive.
* dsl2unc converter
* Updated madwifi-ng modules.
* Updated busybox with >2GB file support.
* New Cron - A perl cron, with new boot option 'cron' and toggle from control panel.
* New boot option "checkfs". Usage: dsl 2 checkfs - for frugals: dsl 2 toram checkfs
* Simplified MyDSL structure using the level 1 default autoscanned /mydsl directory or user specified level one directory which contains extensions, and optionally the 'optional' subdirectory and/or a 'modules' subdirectory. Dropped now unneeded 'modules' boot time option and support for extensions at level 1.
* New mkmydsl - Simplified Custom iso maker now even easier than before and supports new MyDSL layout and works for both isolinux and syslinux CD versions. Also supports booting with toram or not. On low resource machines boot with: dsl base norestore mydsl{=hdXY{/dirname}}
* Updated MyDSL to support direct downloading to all supported and mounted drives/directories.
* Added volume setting to persist via .umix
* Added default Netscape to call Firefox
* Added a default .desktop to /etc/skel for better hard drive support.
* Updated xsetup.sh to add .xserverrc to /etc/skel for better hard drive support.
* Fixed bad default X Y for Aterm.lnk
* Fixed hard drive install permmision problem on /opt/.mydsl_dir
* For hard drive installs, perform regenerate ld.so.cache and modules.dep only upon first boot.
* Updated "Getting Started" with the new MyDSL simplified directory structure.
* Updated Qemu to 0.8.2 - dropped 60MB virtual hard drive - read the new readme.txt!

Damn Small Linux v3.2RC3


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