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:
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 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!
Monday, May 2. 2005
kernel 18.104.22.168 and some other stuff... Posted by Michael Prokop in general at 13:35
grml release 0.4 will be based upon kernel 22.214.171.124. 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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