[ANNOUNCE]: Second livecd pre-release ready

steve snebes at gmail.com
Thu Mar 3 12:54:09 PST 2005


What is this file?  It is [mis]dated a year ago, but it is a full 400 mb 
  in size.  I only downloaded the 100mb one before.  Will this disc 
create an LFS system?  or will it just error out?

sorry if i am being pesky...


Jeremy Huntwork wrote:
> Hey all:
> A second pre-release version of the next livecd is ready.
> Some changes are being made with the main ftp server. lfs-matrix.de has 
> a sister server in Canada now called lfs-matrix.net. This one has more 
> available bandwidth, so it's been decided to keep the isos there.
> ftp://ftp.lfs-matrix.net/pub/lfs-livecd/livecd-6.0.9-20050211-pre2.iso
> Changes from pre1:
> * nALFS built to include libxml2, curl & ssl libraries
> * 'expert mode': Not much of a 'mode' per se, however, if you enter 
> 'expert' on the boot command line anywhere after 'linux', the 
> bootscripts will not start the hotplug script or the network script. 
> Otherwise, hotplug will look to load modules and the network script will 
> attempt to bring up the eth0 device via dhcp
> * Added missing localnet script to fix the "can't login after net-setup" 
> bug in the previous version.
> * Upgraded Samba to 3.0.11
> * Upgraded LVM2 to 2.01.04
> * Added 'cp etc/hotplug/pnp.distmap /etc/hotplug' to the hotplug build 
> to match the LFS Book
> * Added packages, slrn, mutt and Postfix
> That should be most of it. I'll be incorporating a changelog in future 
> releases.  Versioning will likely be adjusted, as well.
> -- 
> Jeremy Huntwork

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