HDT Changelog

New in version 0.5.2

October 1st, 2012
  • Adding 'silent' option to remove all messages
  • Adding 'display' option to show images at explicit times
  • Adding 'say' command to display messages at explicit times
  • Adding 'postexec' command to execute a Syslinux menu entry after HDT's execution
  • Addding 'dump_filename' option to choose the exported filename with 'dump' option
  • Dumping boot flag status

New in version 0.5.0 (April 22nd, 2011)

  • This version implements Dump mode to a TFTP server.
  • It fixes automatic mode.

New in version 0.5.0 Beta 2 (April 13th, 2011)

  • This version adds dump mode from the menu interface.
  • The IP of the TFTP server and the path can be configured.

New in version 0.5.0 Beta 1 (April 12th, 2011)

  • This version adds dumping mode to save Hardware Info on a TFTP server.

New in version 0.4.1 (February 7th, 2011)

  • Fixing VESA bug

New in version 0.3.6 Pre1 (November 22nd, 2009)

  • Gzipped files are now supported (pci.ids/modules.pcimap/modules.alias)
  • Floppies & ISO includes gzipped content to reduce the size
  • Fixing memory detection on older systems (DMI type 6 can workaround type 17)
  • Fixing processor detection on older systems (If CPU's detection fails, let's use the DMI information instead)
  • Fixing typos in MBRs' names
  • Adding Grub2 subversion detection
  • Disabling serial output by default to increasing rendering speed
  • Removing dead code
  • Fixing CLI's memory corruption
  • Fixing double line in the menu mode
  • Adding vesa mode for the CLI
  • Adding HDT's background for the vesa mode

New in version 0.3.5 (November 10th, 2009)

  • Bootloader detection
  • MBR detection
  • Cmenu now uses the libansi
  • This improves the rendering and allow serial output. Note that minicom doesn't seem to render correctly the ansi codes.
  • Adding pci.ids in the hdt.iso
  • 'make hdt.img.gz' now generates a gzipped version of the floppy image
  • Fixing some typo
  • Adding & enhancing SMI detection
  • Resetting cursor position when exiting the menu mode
  • Inactive items are now brighter to improve readability
  • Adding a codename for each release. This one will be "mojito" in memories of some good times with pam.
  • Reboot
  • If your system features the reboot.c32 module, the "reboot" command will restart your computer. The floppy/iso images we provides includes this module to enable this feature.
  • Automatic Commands
  • When starting HDT, you can specify a new auto='< cmd1;cmd2,cmd3 >' option. This option will automatically runs commands cmd1;cmd2;cmd3 in this order and then fallback to the CLI. It can be used to run automatic diagnostic when booting HDT.