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Posted: Feb. 07 2006,07:35 QUOTE

There have been lots of bug fixes and some enhancements to existing applications.

Here is the list of changes:
1. Updated dmix - added sync button for easy volume control
2. Updated Wallpaper.lua now has color chooser for background color
3. Updated pcitable to correctly support Broadcom b44 module
4. New extension check upon exit, will remind/allow user to save extensions downloaded to ramdisk before shutdown
5. Updated French keymaps
6. For maximum hardware support on older computers, kernel and modules were changed back to 2.4.26 including legacy scsi and zipdrive support
7. calcoo replaces xcalc
8. Updated and Enhanced index.html for Money websever
9. USB 2.0 boot time detection added to isolinux version
10. New waitusb boot time option
11. Updated mkfloppy - now prompts for device
12. Qemu version now supports boot time UCI loading
13. Ted help/manual now off loaded to current/documentation section of the download site
14. General cleanup of some unused directories and libraries, and modules

Much thanks to Robert for all the coding, and to the community for all the great feedback and bug hunting.
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john712 Offline

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Posted: Feb. 07 2006,13:32 QUOTE

DSL has come such a long way in such a short period of time. With this latest release I finally decided to toss Windows and switch full time to DSL as my operating system of choice. It does everything I need and in my humble opinion is very stable.

Thank you to the entire DSL team and community for providing such a great operating system!


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clivesay Offline

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Posted: Feb. 07 2006,18:44 QUOTE

John/Robert -

Did ltmodem support get backported to this release for the 2.4.26 kernel?
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Posted: Feb. 07 2006,19:32 QUOTE

I can't get this release to recognize my usb hard drive at all. All the other dsl releases with the 2.4.26 kernel I had to use the noapic boot cheatcode for it to be recognized but no dice this time. I tried the new waitusb cheatcode too (together with noapic and without). I guess I'll have to stick with 2.1b since it works pretty good with my laptop but I'm really looking forward to the release with the 2.6 kernel.
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Posted: Feb. 07 2006,20:38 QUOTE

Did ltmodem support get backported to this release for the 2.4.26 kernel?

Yes, ltmodem works the same way as before.

I can't get this release to recognize my usb hard drive at all
It is the same kernel and modules, no change there from  the last 2.4.26 DSL v1.5. What is interesting is that the prior 2.4.26 versions, including v1.5 cdrom did not include ehci-hcd module upon booting. One had to use the usb boot floppy. This release calls the ehci-hcd module in the same fashion that 2.1b during the boot process.. You may want to try the noapic cheat code or possibly pci=bios
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