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  • 4.3.0) 2014-07-07:
    • 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)
  • 4.2.0) 2014-04-15:
    • 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
  • 4.1.0) 2014-03-11:
    • 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
  • 4.0.1) 2014-02-24:
    • 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)
  • 4.0.0) 2014-01-15:
    • 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
  • 3.8.1) 2013-10-28:
    • 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
  • 3.8.0) 2013-09-18:
    • Standard kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.62 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels: Long-Term-Supported linux-3.10.12 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Added support for Gluster-3.4 filesystem (sys-cluster/glusterfs-3.4.0-r1)
    • Updated btrfs utilities to sys-fs/btrfs-progs-0.20_rc1_p358
    • Updated GParted to 0.16.2 (bug fix release)
  • 3.7.1) 2013-07-15:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.52 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.9.10 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Enabled CONFIG_X86_X32 in recent kernels to be able to chroot to x32 systems
  • 3.7.0) 2013-06-05:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.47 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.9.4 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Downgraded gcc to 4.4 in order to produce smaller binaries and save space
    • Fixed crash when booting from NBD (Many thanks to Gernot for the fix)
    • Added sys-fs/safecopy for recovery from damaged (io-errors) devices or files
  • 3.6.0) 2013-05-10:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.44 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.9.1 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated GParted to 0.16.1 (another critical bug fix release)
  • 3.5.1) 2013-04-28:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.42 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.8.9 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated GParted to 0.16.0 (critical bug fix release) and midori to 0.5.0
  • 3.5.0) 2013-03-25:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.37 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.8.4 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated GParted to 0.15.0 and e2fsprogs to 1.42.7
  • 3.4.2) 2013-03-05:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.35 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.7.10 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated fsarchiver to 0.6.17 (bugfix release and minor feature enhancement)
    • Fixed support for booting via NBD which was in conflict with Network-Manager
    • Added bootinfoscript which writes reports provinding info about the system
  • 3.4.1) 2013-02-21:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.32 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.7.9 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Removed support for "nonm" network boot option as NetworkManager is required
    • Fixed network configuration options that can be passed to the boot command line
  • 3.4.0) 2013-02-18:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.30 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.7.8 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated btrfs-progs filesystem utilities to latest snapshot (0.20_rc1_p56)
    • Disabled power-saving options (CONFIG_SUSPEND and CONFIG_HIBERNATION)
    • Added app-arch/star-1.5.2 (enhanced tar as well as enhanced mt/rmt)
    • Updated fsarchiver to 0.6.16 (bugfix release), midori to 0.4.8
  • 3.3.0) 2013-01-24:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.27 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.7.4 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Fixed "waiting for uevents to be processed" by upgrading udev to 197-r4
    • Updated XFS Filesystem utilities: xfsprogs-3.1.10 + xfsdump-3.1.2
    • Updated app-backup/dar-2.4.9 (Disk-Archive 2.4.9)
    • Added x11-misc/grsync-1.1.1 (A gtk frontend to rsync)
    • Added sys-fs/fuse-exfat-1.0.0 (exFAT filesystem FUSE module)
    • Fixed Network-Manager applet in the graphical environment
    • Rebased genkernel on latest upstream version
    • Updated sys-fs/ntfs3g to 2013.1.13
  • 3.2.0) 2013-01-07:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.24 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.6.11 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated Xorg environment and drivers to x11-base/xorg-server-1.13.0-r1
    • Updated LVM (Logical Volume Manager) to sys-fs/lvm2-2.02.95-r4
    • Updated Gentoo packages: portage-2.1.11.31, openrc-0.11.8
    • Added sys-fs/ecryptfs-utils (eCryptfs userspace utilities)
    • Updated GParted to 0.14.1 (bug fixes release)
    • Fixed /etc/init.d/pxebootsrv service
  • 3.1.2) 2012-12-05:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.2.34 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.6.9 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Added ModemManager-0.6.0.0 (Modem and mobile broadband management libraries)
    • Updated sys-fs/btrfs-progs to 0.20_rc1 (btrfs filesystem utilities)
    • Updated sys-block/partclone to 0.2.56 and syslinux/isolinux 4.06
    • Fixed support for samba based autorun scripts (ar_source="smbfs://...")
    • Added app-crypt/nwipe (Program to securely erase disks)
  • 3.1.1) 2012-11-06:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.2.33 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.6.6 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Re-introduced support for Reiser4 filesystem in the alternative kernels
    • Fixed "rootpass=MyPaSsWoRd" boot option by updating USE flags for shadow
    • Fixed bugs in the installation scripts for USB sticks
    • Updated NetworkManager to 0.9.6.4
  • 3.1.0) 2012-10-29:
    • Standard kernels is Long-Term-Supported linux-3.2.32 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Alternative kernels updated to latest stable 3.6.4 (altker32 + altker64)
    • Updated btrfs-progs utilities to recent upstream version (git-20121017)
    • Updated e2fsprogs to 1.42.5, GParted to 0.14.0, linux-firmware-20120924
    • Updated tcpdump-4.3.0, coreutils-8.16, util-linux-2.21.2, dd-rescue-1.28
    • Updated midori-0.4.7, xorg-server-1.12.4, clamav-0.97.6, spacefm-0.7.10
    • Added zerofree-1.0.1 (Utility to zero out all free space on a filesystem)
    • The "docache" boot option must also cached the boot and efi directories
    • Fixed bugs in the installation scripts for USB sticks
  • 3.0.0) 2012-09-03:
    • Added support for loading extra SRM module files (System Rescue Modules)
    • Added support for UEFI booting from the CDRom on x86_64 using GRUB-2.00 (efi.img)
    • Updated standard kernels to Long-Term-Supported linux-3.2.28 (rescuecd + rescue64)
    • Updated alternative kernels to Long-Term-Supported linux-3.4.9 (altker32 + altker64)
    • The rescuecd kernel image has been renamed rescue32 for better consistency
    • Configured isolinux to automatically use the 64bit kernel if CPU is capable
    • Automatically use 64bit version of fsarchiver/memtester if CPU is capable
    • Reorganized and updated isolinux configuration and help messages
    • Added net-misc/pssh-2.2.1 (parallel versions of the openssh tools)
    • Added open-vm-tools (open-source tools for VMware guests)
    • Updated e2fsprogs to 1.42.5, GParted to 0.13.1, partclone to 0.2.50
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