Monday, May 30. 2005
I just read the Gentoo Weekly Newsletter: May 23th, 2005 and found grml mentioned in section 'Austria: Grazer Linuxtage was a success'. :-)
Tobias told me that grml is mentioned in the german it magazine c't in current edition 12/2005 on page 60 with softlink 0512060.
BTW: I'm collecting all the press links on grml.org/press/. If you find another ressource where grml is mentioned please let me know.
Sunday, May 29. 2005
grml on linuxdays vienna 2005 Posted by Michael Prokop in events at 13:51
Jimmy and me were at Linuxdays Vienna 2005 on thursday and friday (the community days on 26th and 27th of mai). I had another talk about grml:
The german slides are available online: grml-wien05.pdf [454k].
A more detailed, german report about the event is availablein my personal blog.
BTW: I won the hacktivity show on friday evening and now I'm proud owner of a SuSE box. 8-)
Saturday, May 21. 2005
Besides replying to all the mails receiving my grml-mailbox in those days I'm trying to improve some stuff at grml of course. In the next few days we'll have another grml-developer-meeting and we will discuss what will be main features of grml 0.5.
What's currently on the todo-list:
Thursday, May 19. 2005
Monday, May 16. 2005
working on an usb-stick variant of grml Posted by Michael Prokop in general at 11:04
Yesterday I've been working for an USB-stick variant of grml. I could reduce the ISO from nearly 700 MB down to 307 MB:
% ls -lah grml_0.4b.iso -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 307M 2005-05-16 12:40 grml_0.4b.iso
All the documentation, LaTeX and stuff like emacs had to leave. Booting still works as intented to, even X is running. ;-) Now I've to reduce the iso for another 51 MB so we can provide a grml-ISO for a 256 MB stick.
Sunday, May 15. 2005
grml 0.4 - Codename Eierspass is available!
The new release brings 192 new packages and many new features. For details take a look at the release announcement.
Sunday, May 15. 2005
Grazer Linuxday 2005 - presented ... Posted by Michael Prokop in events at 14:10
Yesterday Grazer Linuxdays 2005 took place. Several grml-developers (Mika, Jimmy, Gebi, Martin and Alfie) have been there, grml has had a booth between the Debian and the Gentoo guys. Flaming was fun of course. ;-)
Sunday, May 8. 2005
Yesterday Gebi, Jimmy and me had a final devel-session for the upcoming grml release 0.4.
We did some bugfixing, improved grml2hd once again and tested grml-terminalserver via a crossover cable from my laptop to jimmys one. We could boot grml via PXE and via floppy-disk. Gebi, you did an awfull good job on grml-terminalserver! :-)
Friday, May 6. 2005
New team member: Marcel Wichern Posted by Michael Prokop in general at 14:32
Marcel Wichern joined the grml-team. Marcel did a lot of testing, wrote main parts of the new network-frontend grml-network and is helping me at configuration stuff like pekwm. Welcome to the team, Marcel!
Friday, May 6. 2005
packaged dupseek and asleap Posted by Michael Prokop in packages at 12:24
There are several updates in grml-etc and I improved grml-lock (now it also supports locking of X). We are coming closer to grml 0.4.
Wednesday, May 4. 2005
I packaged yersinia, a tool for performing layer 2 attacks, helping the pen-tester in his daily work checking the robustness of layer 2 protocols configuration.
Monday, May 2. 2005
kernel 188.8.131.52 and some other stuff... Posted by Michael Prokop in general at 13:35
grml release 0.4 will be based upon kernel 184.108.40.206. The kernel build has been finished, documentation has been updated (see http://grml.org/kernel-devel/ - but not yet finished) and grml 0.3-7 is running with the kernel:
grml@grml ~ % uname -a
On friday Gebi presented me his grml-terminalserver which let's you boot on computers without CD-ROM but with PXE-cabable NICs. It works even on computers witout PXE using a floppy-drive. Woot! Some minor issues have to be fixed before releasing grml 0.4 with the grml-terminalserver, Gebi is working hard. ;-)
I wrote and tested the script grml-vpnc-tugraz which let's you connect to WLAN at TU Graz via vpnc. It will be part of grml 0.4 of course.
Now grml-hwinfo collects information of your hardware and writes everything to a file namend info.tar.bz2. Now we can get all information required to fix bugs reported by grml-users quite easy.
Several useful scripts also got part of grml-scripts, many updates in grml-etc. Just some minor issues have to be resolved, documentation has to become up2date and then grml 0.4 will be available!
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