Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta 2
Posted on: 08/12/2005 06:49 AM

Mandriva Linux 2006 Beta 2 has been released

New in this version:

* Some hotplug rules move to udev to speed up device scanning
* x86_64 initrd generation problem is workarrounded
* New Mandriva Theme
* glibc 2.3.5-4mdk (enable fortify with our gcc4, fix amd64 string routines, provide nptl libraries suitable when running under Xen, drop build support with distcc, icecream is used instead, update to 2.6.12-8mdk kernel headers, support only 2.6+ kernel series on ppc64, minimal NPTL kernel for 2006 is >= 2.6.9)
* Massive php modules update
* Fixed single user mode in initscripts
* drakxtools 1.3-0.4mdk
o diskdrake: fix update boot loader on renumbering partitions, write /etc/mdadm.conf when creating a new md;
o drakconnect: allow to use WEP keys in wpa_supplicant, use ifplugd for wireless interfaces, handle access point roaming using wpa_supplicant, initial IPv6 support (6to4 tunnel), keep MS_DNS1, MS_DNS2 and DOMAIN variables in ifcfg files;
o drakhosts, draknfs: do not crash when config file is empty.
* kat is available on the taskbar2005/08/08 Antoine Ginies
* DrakX 1.1058 (acpi=on on every recent bios, not only laptops)

Download for i586
Downlaod for x86_64


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