BootUtils is a collection of utilities to facilitate booting of Linux 2.6-based systems. The process of finding the root volume either by label or explicit label= on the kernel command line, mounting it, and 'switchroot'ing is automated.
|Operating Systems||POSIX Linux|
Release Notes: This is the first stable release, with support for ext4 and btrfs.
Release Notes: This release adds support for ext4 by syncing with e2fsprogs 1.41.3. Support for 64-bit platforms works now.
Release Notes: This release adds support for initng. Parsing of the kernel command line has been fixed. Usage of incorrect headers has been fixed. A fix has been made for forcing single user mode.
Release Notes: This release adds a raidscan tool that initiates the kernel's software raid auto-detect functionality. It adds some verbosity to switchroot.
Release Notes: libblkid and libuuid have been updated to e2fsprogs 1.39. Device mapper support has been added.