Frenzy is a "portable system administrator toolkit," LiveCD based on FreeBSD. Frenzy project generally contains software for hardware tests, file system check, security check and network setup and analysis.
After several months of delays and fundraising, the project has now announced the first beta release of the upcoming version 1.0. The new Frenzy is based on a pre-release version of FreeBSD 6.1, includes an improved hard disk installer, language options, an option to load the entire system into RAM disk, various methods to monitor disk activity, several new configuration tools, a new backup mechanism, an installer for USB storage devices, a stress testing utility, and many other updates.
- Added Unionfs support;
- introduced FEM (Frenzy Extension Modules) system, which allows to plug-in additional software without rebuilding ISO image;
- Frenzy can now be booted from ISO image on hard drive;
- added options to boot with DMA disabled on ATAPI or ATA devices;
- added parameters to loader menu - 'mode' to choose resolution in console mode, 'sound' for sound card auto-detection, 'nofem' to disable FEM modules search and loading;
- added feature to use FAT partition as boot partition; bug fixes.
- This is a final release of Frenzy, I decided to discontinue the development of this project.