source: branches/stable/mindi/distributions/suse/changelog @ 542

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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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