SystemRescueCd Changelog

New in version 4.4.1

November 18th, 2014
  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.60 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.14.24 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated GParted to 0.20.0 (improves resizing for multi-device btrfs)
  • Updated fs tools: btrfs-progs-3.17.1 + reiser4progs-1.0.9 + xfsprogs-3.2.1
  • Updated python packages to dev-lang/python-2.7.7 + dev-lang/python-3.4.1
  • Updated ruby package to dev-lang/ruby-2.0.0_p594

New in version 4.4.0 (October 14th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.55 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.14.20 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated filesystem tools: btrfs-progs-3.16.2 + reiser4progs-1.0.7
  • Updated partclone to sys-block/partclone-0.2.73
  • Updated perl language package to dev-lang/perl-5.18.2-r1
  • Updated to a new major portage version: portage-2.2.8

New in version 4.3.1 (September 11th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.53 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: updated to stable linux-3.14.17 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated GNU Parted to 3.2 and GParted to 0.19.1 (Bug fix release)
  • Updated file systems: e2fsprogs-1.42.12, btrfs-progs-3.14.2, fuse-exfat-1.1.0

New in version 4.3.0 (July 7th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.45 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: updated to stable linux-3.14.9 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Dropped TrueCrypt package (Migration recommended by official website)
  • Added support for the ruby language (dev-lang/ruby-2.0.0_p353)
  • Updated btrfs utilities to sys-fs/btrfs-progs-3.14.1
  • Updated GParted to 0.19.0 (Bug fix release)

New in version 4.2.0 (April 16th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.35 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: updated to stable linux-3.13.10 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated XOrg graphical environment and drivers to xorg-server-1.15.0
  • Updated LVM (Logical Volume Manager) to version 2.02.103 in the initramfs
  • Dropped ClamAV to save 74MB in the ISO image

New in version 4.1.0 (March 12th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.32 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: updated to stable linux-3.13.5 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated NBD client in initramfs to sys-block/nbd-3.2 (Network Block Device)
  • Updated ntfs filesystem in userspace driver to sys-fs/ntfs3g-2014.2.15
  • Updated squashfs-tools to sys-fs/squashfs-tools-4.2_p20140119
  • Updated perl language package to dev-lang/perl-5.16.3
  • Updated sys-auth packages (polkit, pambase, consolekit)
  • Updated fsarchiver to 0.6.19 (bugfix release)
  • Updated OpenRC to sys-apps/openrc-0.12.4

New in version 4.0.1 (February 25th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.30 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: stable linux-3.12.12 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated Offline Windows Password & Registry Editor floopy image to 2014-02-01
  • Added app-arch/lz4 (Fast Compression) + app-arch/lrzip-0.44 (Long Range ZIP)
  • Updated fsarchiver to 0.6.18 (bugfix release and minor feature enhancement)
  • Updated filesystem tools: e2fsprogs-1.42.9 and sys-block/partclone-0.2.69
  • Updated GParted to 0.18.0 (Bug fix release)
  • Updated app-backup/dar-2.4.12 (Disk-Archiver)

New in version 4.0.0 (January 14th, 2014)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.25 (rescue32 + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: latest stable linux-3.12.7 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Updated XOrg graphical environment and drivers to xorg-server-1.14.3
  • Updated GParted to 0.17.0 (Add support for online resize)
  • Updated btrfs utilities to sys-fs/btrfs-progs-3.12

New in version 3.8.1 (October 29th, 2013)

  • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.66 (rescuecd + rescue64)
  • Alternative kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.17 (altker32 + altker64)
  • Update filesystem tools: e2fsprogs-1.42.8 + xfsprogs-3.1.11 + xfsdump-3.1.3
  • Updated memtest86+ to verison 5.01 (available in floppy disk boot images)
  • Updated XOrg graphical environment and drivers to xorg-server-1.13.4