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Tiny Core Linux v2.1
« on: June 28, 2009, 12:20:22 PM »
The Tiny Core Team is pleased to announce version 2.1 of Tiny Core and Micro Core Linux now posted at:  http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/tinycorelinux/2.x/release/

Change log for v2.1

* New modutils results in much space savings.
* New changed from using initramfs to tmpfs for better support of df and mount bind option.
* New squashfs module to prevent spurious squashfs errors upon boot.
* New aterm for better interaction with appbrowser.
* New waitforX eliminates WM timing issues, update your .xsession.
* New busybox to 1.13.4 - command line history set to 150.
* New usbinstall, a command line tool to install to pendrive, usbhdd, usbzip, or usbext.  
* New upgrade_tce.sh command line script, an extremely conservative batch upgrade script.
* New added modules hwmon & rfkill for better support of laptops.
* Updated virtual hard drive to support persistent home on a virtual hard drive.
* Updated desktop.sh for dynamic wbar adds exec - eliminates extra shell.
* Updated jwm_makemenu for dynamic menu adds exec - eliminates extra shell.
* Updated startx with support for additional X server core elements.
* Updated xsetup.sh for support of additional X server core elements.
* Updated tc-config & tc-restore.sh with norestore moved from tc-restore.sh to tc-config.
* Updated tce-wget, the command line tool for fetching extensions.
* Updated tc-config, crond & sshd moved to after restore for better support of user selected options.
* Updated tc-functions. Added space to end of searched devices for better mountpoint detection.
* Updated screenshot to remove extra delimiters in date section of filename.
* Fallback to prior lspci for default detail report.
* Fixed bug in 'nofstab' boot option.
* Deleted memdisk and mbr.bin as they are available in extensions.

Note: The jwm extension menu is quite different, now a traditional single text file included in .jwmrc instead of multiple includes.

Note: New minimum memory required is 48MB during boot.

Update your .xsession to get the benefit of waitforX

For microcore you need to grab the new core elements for using X.
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