Projects / BootUtils


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

Recent releases

  •  11 May 2009 06:56

    Release Notes: This is the first stable release, with support for ext4 and btrfs.

    •  01 Jan 2009 21:03

      Release Notes: This release adds support for ext4 by syncing with e2fsprogs 1.41.3. Support for 64-bit platforms works now.

      •  17 Apr 2008 20:22

        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.

        •  11 Sep 2007 20:56

          Release Notes: This release adds a raidscan tool that initiates the kernel's software raid auto-detect functionality. It adds some verbosity to switchroot.

          •  27 Apr 2007 20:14

            Release Notes: libblkid and libuuid have been updated to e2fsprogs 1.39. Device mapper support has been added.


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