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Version 2.7 of bootAble uploaded

September 23, 2002 by Hayo Baan

I've just uploaded version 2.7 of the script to create a bootable CD or maintenance partition.

New in version 2.7 is basic TCP/IP support.

A few highlights of the script:
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* Can be used to create bootable CD's and maintenance partitions (and thus can be seen as a replacement of bootOS2);
* Easy configuration via configuration files (almost everything is configurable);
* WPS (VGA and gengradd) or command-line boot;
* Support for FAT, FAT32, HPFS, JFS, CDFS, UDF, and LVM;
* Support for IDE, SCSI, USB, Mouse, Serial port, and Parallel port;
* Support for Unicode;
* Support for REXX;
* Support for basic TCP/IP networking;
* Use of DANI or default drivers;
* Use of JJSCDROM or default drivers;
* Support for RSJ or cdrecord/mkisofs;
* Small disk footprint; less than 5MB for the command-line version.

The default settings assume an IDE only setup, instuctions for adding SCSI support are included in the defaults configuration file. If you need extra space on the boot image (for instance if you added SCSI support), instructions for making more room to the CD are included as well. Full USB support is also enabled by default and defaults to one UHCI adapter. Of course this can be fully configured. By default the script uses the DANI drivers for accessing IDE and ATAPI devices as these are the most stable. Again this can be configured.

When creating a bootable CD, the script assumes you use RSJ for burning CDs and that you have already attached the CD-R(W). A virtual 2.88MB floppy should also be available. Instructions for using this script with cdrecord and mkisosofs are included.

You can download the script from my 'website':
http://www.xs4all.nl/~hrbaan

For comments/questions: mailto:hrbaan@xs4all.nl

Regards,
Hayo Baan

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