[arch-announce] New install medium 2012.09.07

Arch Linux: Recent news updates: Pierre Schmitz announce at archlinux.org
Sat Sep 8 06:01:01 EDT 2012

Pierre Schmitz wrote:

As is customary by now there is a new install medium available at the beginning
of this month. The live system can be downloaded from [Download][1] and be used
for new installs or as a rescue system.

In addition to a couple of updated packages and bug fixes the following changes
stand out:

  * First medium with Linux 3.5 (3.5.3)

  * The _script_ boot parameter works again ([FS#31022][2])

  * When booting via PXE and NFS or NBD the ISO will be copied to RAM to ensure
a more stable usage.

  * The live medium contains _usb_modeswitch_ and _wvdial_ which e.g. allows to
establish a network connection using an UMTS USB dongle

  * Furthermore the newest versions of _initscripts_, _systemd_ and _netcfg_ are

   [1]: https://www.archlinux.org/download/

   [2]: https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/31022

URL: http://www.archlinux.org/news/new-install-medium-20120907/

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