[arch-dev-public] 2007.11-0.1 TEST ISO, 1 week signoff

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Tue Oct 23 10:51:17 EDT 2007

i just placed the new "Core Dump" TEST ISO
to the mirrors:

1 week testing should be enough, 
I tested them in kvm-qemu and didn't find an issue.

Announcement draft,
if you think the ISOs are working and don't have showstoppers:
--- Announcement draft begin
Hi Arch community,

Arch Linux 2007.11-1, "Core Dump" has been released.
This is the second release to use our new repo layout.
There are two ISOs, ftp and core.


- kernel usage
- RAM usage has been revisited, these are the new recommendations:
     * FTP ISO, CORE ISO: arch boot image
       160 MB RAM x86_64/i686 (all packages selected)
     * CORE ISO: lowmem boot image
       96  MB RAM x86_64 (all packages selected)
       85  MB RAM i686   (all packages selected)
       64  MB RAM i686   (only base packages selected)

- fixed intel wireless automatic module loading (arch boot image)
- fixed auto prepare of harddisk (lowmem boot image)

As usual check md5sum before using the images and also be aware of the new
RAM recommendations the images have.

Have fun
--- Announcement draft end

im away now for 4-6 weeks due to exams.

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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