[arch-releng] [DRAFT] End-User visible changes for ISOs since 2011.08.19
thomas at archlinux.org
Thu Apr 19 04:45:37 EDT 2012
Am 19.04.2012 03:13, schrieb Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi:
> ** This is a list of end-user visible features/fixes since 2011.08.19
> from "archiso side".
> * COW persistent: COW files can be stored in any place (see cow_*= boot
> * New boot parm img_label= for ISO loopback boot method
> * /bootmnt is now at /run/archiso/bootmnt
> * Network boot (PXE) via HTTP and NFS with DNS support from initramfs
> * Syslinux menu for selecting boot method (HTTP/NFS/NBD) when PXE is used
> * Setting up a PXE from live-enviroment is now trivially since syslinux
> * KMS modules added to initramfs
> * checksum= option is performed only for SquashFS images
> * EFI boot support on CD-ROM via "El Torito" (very basic and trivial but
> Instructions provided to make an "USB-key" EFI-ready from ISO, is
> documented on README.
> * README update with much more documentation.
> * ISO loopback boot method (no more earlymodules=loop workaround needed)
> * Serial console not enabled in dual-isos at syslinux.
> * Updated needed parts to match current packages changes.
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