[Whitebox-announce] Announcing the availability of White Box Enterprise Linux 3.0 Respin 2

John Morris jmorris at beau.org
Mon Mar 14 14:03:24 CST 2005

White Box Enterprise Linux 3.0 Respin 2 is now available.  This release
is purely a maintenance release to pick up the accumulated errata since
Respin 1 in June '04.  It includes all errata issued from upstream
through the end of Feb 05. with the exception of the kernel.  The kernel
is the older one issued with Red Hat, Inc.'s Update 4 so that binary
driver discs made available by 3rd party hardware vendors should be
compatible with this rebuild release.

The graphical bootsplash in the installer is gone due to a lack of space
on the boot floppy image.  Apparently Anaconda can't leave it off of the
floppy and include it on the isolinux image, it is an all or nothing

The only new innovation in this release is that DVD iso images are
available.  To reduce the footprint on the mirrors the DVD images are
only available via BitTorrent.

Note: The mirrors are currently still in the process of syncing up but
two already show the i386 binary iso images available and more should
appear in the next couple of hours.  As soon as the rsync traffic drops
off some the BitTorrent seeds will crank up.  Most of the our bandwidth
available for BT will be allocated to the DVD images.

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