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Re: Improved aboot (with updated documentation) from boot floppies

On 3 Mar 2000, David Huggins-Daines wrote:

> Hi,
> I've put source and packages for the aboot I've been using on my
> Debian potato boot-floppies at http://www.debian.org/~dhd/aboot/

I've pulled a copy over to alphalnux.org as well:
> This has the following extra features:
>  1) follows symlinks on ext2
>  2) improved interactive mode (can list directories on ext2)
>  3) integrates the various patches to 0.5
>  4) swriteboot preserves existing aboot configuration
>  5) isomarkboot no longer contains 64-bit-isms :)
> It calls itself aboot 0.6, but it's not entirely "finished" nor is it
> official (actually, it seems to me that someone should take up
> maintainership of it, since David M-T has moved on to bigger, if not
> better architectures :)

Agreed, are you volunteering?


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Rich Payne
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