source: branches/stable/mindi/distributions/rpm/changelog @ 464

Last change on this file since 464 was 464, checked in by bcornec, 14 years ago

Addition of changelog for rpms
qemu usage is now more precise
qemu script now kill vm after a certain amount of time (mandrake needs that)

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1* Fri Feb 16 2006 Bruno Cornec <bcornec@users.berlios.de> 1.0.7
2- Updated to 1.0.7
3- RPMS spec are now generated instead of using '%' variables
4
5* Fri Nov 05 2005 Bruno Cornec <bcornec@users.berlios.de> 1.05
6- ia64 is now working
7- use install.sh script
8- use libdir for binary data
9
10* Tue Sep 06 2005 Bruno Cornec <bcornec@users.berlios.de> 1.04_berlios
11- Merge of patches mentionned on mondo ML + ia64 updates
12- Fix bugs when called alone
13
14* Tue May 03 2005 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 1.04_cvs_20050503
15- supports exec-shield
16
17* Wed Aug 04 2004 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 1.03
18- better support of SLES 8
19
20* Mon Jun 28 2004 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 1.02
21- better kernel-level logging
22- added ACL, xattr binaries to deplist.txt
23- fixed obscure bug which occasionally stopped mindi from correctly finding
24  and documenting all LVM2 LVM-on-RAID volumes
25
26* Fri Jun 25 2004 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 1.01
27- added ide_tape and other modules to mindi's config detection
28- unmount errant ramdisk ($mtpt) if fail to create boot floppy
29- better support of ISO dirs at restore-time (Conor Daly)
30
31* Fri Jun 18 2004 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 1.00
32- first 1.0x release
33- busybox now static
34- trap Ctrl-Alt-Del; trigger soft reset
35- better SuSE 9.1 support
36- added parted2fdisk.pl (IA64) (Bruno Cornec)
37- add LVM2 support for kernel 2.6 (Takeru Komoriya)
38- better detection of multiple Mindis (Martin Fürstenau)
39- don't complain if just a Mindi boot CD & not a platform for Mondo
40- updated busybox to 1.0.0pre10
41- removed uClibc
42- add memtest support
43- 2.6 kernel support
44- removed Embleer files (Andree Leidenfrost)
45- added kernel-only floppy support, to accommodate really big kernels
46- updated+rebuilt busybox
47- added star support
48- mount /sys at boot-time
49- better 64-bit and 2.6 kernel support
50- better LVM, failsafe kernel support (Jim Richard)
51- use LILO, not raw kernel, on 1.4MB boot floppy
52- record names of unsaved modules, for future reference
53- enlarged ramdisk by 8MB
54
55* Wed Oct 22 2003 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 0.95
56- changed some '==' to '=' --- now more RH6-friendly
57- allow absolute pathnames again in deplist
58- disable multifunc cd thing
59- better Gentoo support (Bill)
60- better OnStream support
61- better Slackware support (Laurenz)
62- added partimagehack-static to deplist.txt
63- recompiled Busybox - now 10k smaller; better stack-handling
64- fixed boot screen typo
65- added support for 'auto' fs format
66- better devfs support for Mandrake users
67- better Debian+LVM support (Ralph Grewe)
68- updated analyze-my-lvm to handle floating-point gigabyte -L values
69
70* Thu Jul 24 2003 Anonymous <root@rohan> 0.94
71- altered rootfs's /dev entry to stop cvs from becoming confused
72- tweaked MAX_COMPRESSED_SIZE
73- added multi-function CD support to mindi and sbin/post-init
74- re-mount root as rw just in case
75- ask user to remove last data (floppy) disk if nec. (Tom Mortell)
76- added support for 5th column in mountlist.txt for labels
77- added symlinks.tgz
78- suppress erroneous error msgs re: failsafe kernel
79 
80* Sun May 18 2003 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 0.93
81- added cciss.o to SCSI_MODS
82- if format type is (e.g.) ext3,ext2 then use 1st entry
83- re-enabled fsck*
84- if cciss in use the enable it at boot-time
85- added /dev/ataraid/* to boot disk via ataraid.tgz (Luc S.)
86- better ISO support
87- tweaked Mindi to use 10-15% fewer floppies
88- added RUN_AFTER_INITIAL_BOOT_PHASE to let user specify a command
89  to be run by Mindi before it bootstraps to aux data disks;
90  e.g. 'echo engage > /proc/scsi/something'
91- added RUN_AFTER_BOOT_PHASE_COMPLETE to let user specify a command
92  to be run by Mindi after it boots but before it runs mondorestore
93- allow for Debian & other Stiefkinder that use 'none', not 'swap'
94  as the mountpoint of the swap partition
95- removed afio dependency
96- re-worked install.sh and tarball not to use tgz's
97- cleared up the boot msg
98- updated busybox to 0.60.5; updated uClibc to 0.9.19
99- add #!/bin/sh to start of insert-all-my-modules
100- fixed obscure bug in install-additional-tools
101- changed grep -m to grep | head -n1 for Debian users
102- moved vmlinuz, lib.tar.bz2 to mindi-kernel tarball/rpm
103
104* Wed Apr 09 2003 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 0.92
105- fixed LVM/RAID bugs (Brian Borgeson)
106- if bad lilo, give more verbose error before quitting
107- added mt and perl to deplist.txt
108- insist on gawk being present
109- insmod ide-cd, cdrom, isofs, just in case
110- boot-time tmpfs ramdisk is now 40m (was 34m)
111- cleaned up logs
112- iso mode now calls Interactive
113- make SizeOfPartition() more Debian-friendly (Andree Leidenfrost)
114- clean up some calls to grep, esp. partition_mountpt=...
115- corrected some bashisms, to suit Debian ped- er, users
116- made first line refer to bash, not sh, to make sure
117  the Debian people know Mindi requires bash, not hs
118- changed grep -v "#" and grep -vx "#.*" to grep -vx " *#.*"
119- disabled code which would have made Mindi use sfdisk instead of fdisk
120  if it looked as if Debian's fdisk would misbehave
121
122* Wed Feb 12 2003 Hugo Rabson <hugorabson@msn.com> 0.91
123- new devel branch
124- EXTRA_SPACE=16384
125- updated ResolveSoftlinks() to work better with b0rkn Gentoo devfs /dev
126- patched analyze-my-lvm (Benjamin Mampaey)
127- detect built-in boot.b files in lilo
128- cleaned up spec file a bit, more use of macros (Jesse Keating)
129- return w/err, don't abort, if Matt Nelson's RH8 system is farked
130- better at finding isolinux.bin
131- better at analyzing dependencies when running on broken distributions
132- try harder to boot from CD, even if tape fails
133- added ADDITIONAL_BOOT_PARAMS to be sent to kernel
134- better resolution of relative softlinks, leading to fewer
135  duplicates on data disks and therefore fewer data disks
136- detect Debian+devfs; use sfdisk instead of fdisk in that
137  eventuality, to work around yet another of Debian's warts
138- removed /lib/libuuid.* from rootfs.tgz
139- fixed vi
140- mindi now uses gawk --traditional (making gawk behave in a functionally
141  identical way to awk) - PASS; great, so now Debian needs to fix its awk :)
142- removed / from list of dirs accessed when trying to resolve deplist entry
143- spinner bugfix; handle odd LABELs properly (Tom Mortell)
144- fixed LVM/RAID bugs (Brian Borgeson)
145
146* Mon Dec 02 2002 Hugo Rabson <hugo@firstlinux.net> 0.72_20021202
147- misc code clean-up
148- save boot device's boot sector
149- detect and beware Compaq diagnostic partitions
150- better handling of devfs V non-devfs kernels and boot devs
151- trimmed busybox 0.60.3 binary on boot disk
152- mindi now resides in /usr/local/bin
153- removed lilo from dependencies
154- more Gentoo-friendly
155
156* Sun Nov 18 2002 Hugo Rabson <hugo@firstlinux.net> 0.71
157- if your kernel's builddate doesn't match any of the kernels in
158  your /boot directory then fudge the issue & find the closest
159  match (*grumble* Debian)
160- scan tape & CD at start, to force inclusion of modules on boot device
161- double EXTRA_SPACE if >7 disks
162- slimmer, more lithesome logfile
163- now accepts --findkernel
164- line 1982 - dd count=24000 should be count=$ramdisksize (Andras Korn)
165- better handling of non-Linux partitions on DevFS-enabled kernels
166- misc clean-ups
167- fixed Debian/ramdisksize/bloat problem (Johannes Franken)
168- fixed 2.4.20/fdisk eccentricity (Alistair Stevens)
169- updated kernel to 2.4.18-mdk6
170- generate mountlist in dev-abetical order ;)
171- fixed minor bug in .spec file
172- better at finding /boot/boot.b if your distro breaks the de facto standard
173- fixed minor bug in MakeMountlist
174- fixed install.sh
175- cleaned up deplist.txt
176- added rudimentary -v / --version flag
177- line 1180 or so --- duplicate mindi.iso entries --- fixed
178- added /bin/[ - a softlink to /bin/sh
179- ListAllPartitions() - sanity fix (KP)
180- fixed .spec bug
181- better feedback
182- added Markus's RAID patch
183- ListAllPartitions() - include /mnt/win* (Hugo)
184
185* Sun Sep 08 2002 Hugo Rabson <hugo@firstlinux.net> 0.70
186- better logging by dependency-calculating code
187- better handling of dependencies, specifically softlinks
188- if called by mondo then use mondo's temp dir as our temp dir too
189- changed gawk to $AWK in a few places, to allow for Debian
190- added host* config files to deplist
191- added tftp, ifconfig to busybox
192- added RPC support to uClibc
193- cleaned up creation of Mondo-Mindi configuration file
194- fixed bug in TryToFindKernelPath which stopped it from handling
195  multiple, same-version kernels gracefully
196- cleaned up deplist.txt
197- receive 'DIFFERENTIAL' variable from Mondo
198- better Debian compatibility, esp. w/detection of ver# (Hector Alvarez)
199- better devfs support; call fgrep in places instead of grep (Andrew Korn)
200- fixed analyze-my-lvm (Ralph Gruwe)
201- moved 50K of stuff from rootfs.tgz to aux-tools.tgz
202- added x11-tools.tgz option
203- updated /dev/console and /dev/tty0 (Paul Stevens)
204- cleaned up /mnt/groovy-stuff V /tmp/tmpfs code
205- catch sigint, sighup, etc.
206- fixed LILO-related message.txt mistake
207- .spec file clean-up; automation; config file (Carl Wilhem Soderstrom)
208- better devfs support (Andrew Korn)
209
210* Sun Jul 14 2002 Hugo Rabson <hugo@firstlinux.net> 0.64-1
211- fixed RH7.3 readonly bug
212- improved nfs config file creation
213- search more locations for isolinux.bin
214- added isonuke option
215- faster data disk creation
216- better DevFS support (Hector Alvarez, DuckX)
217- nfs-related fix (Hans Lie)
218- abort if vfat filesystem present but mkfs.vfat missing
219- removed softlink to pico
220- allow Mondo to say no compression will be used
221- added [ to ramdisk
222- tar data disks with -b [block size] of 32k
223- don't autoboot to 'RESTORE' screen - it's scary!
224- let user choose lilo or syslinux as boot loader
225- added syslinux support
226- cleaned up message screens
227
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