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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 03:26    Post subject:  Fatdog64-600 Final and 601 (July 2012)
Subject description: All 64 bit.
 

[Release Notes for 601]
Kirk and myself is pleased to announce Fatdog64 601. This is a maintenance release and mainly contain bugfixes over 600. If 600 is working for you and its known bugs do not affect you, you don't need to update to 601. For new users, usage of 601 is recommended over 600.

Changes from 600:
  • YASSM updated to 2.4.6 (rcrsn51) - this has ability to search for shares
  • savefile-argument-builder update to 1.2 (rcrsn51) - this fixes a bug when finding UUID
  • update xorg with patched version that fixes panning
  • fix major bug: savefile-tool does not always work
  • fix major bug: launching console applications can lock X desktop
  • new tool: fatdog disk usage
  • update kernel to 3.4.5
  • update seamonkey to 2.11
  • update guess_fstype and busybox for ext4 detection
  • and other minor fixes.

Note that since 601 contains an updated kernel, if you use ATI or NVIDIA drivers you will have uninstall them and get the new driver package. This process can botch your existing savefile so please make sure you make a backup of your savefile first.

[Release Notes for 600]
Kirk and myself are pleased to announce Fatdog64 600 Final, after over 6 months of development time and 2 months of continuous testing.

Fatdog64 600 is the next generation Fatdog, the first major release after 500 series (500, 510, 511, 520, 521) and brings about many changes, hopefully for the better.
For those who have not followed the alpha2/beta1/beta2/rc releases; this release brings major changes to Fatdog. Please read the FAQ here: http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/fatdog/web/faqs/faq.html especially the boot options which has changed significantly from 521 and other puppies: http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/fatdog/web/faqs/boot-options.html

Changes from 600rc:
  • restore "archive" functionality for multisession save
  • applet to create "savefile" boot option from existing savefiles (thanks rcrsn51)
  • Update libv4l package
  • Add more dvb firmware
  • New drive mounter (replacing pmount) - original pmount still available as pmount-old
  • And a few bug fixes from rc.

Consolidated list of changes from last final release (Fatdog 521):
Packages in no particular order:
- Gcc-4.6.2
- Glibc 2.13
- GTK+ 2.24 with Glib 2.28
- Qt 4.7.2 (partial)
- Xorg-1.11.4
- Mesa-8.0.2
- ALSA 1.0.25
- VLC-2.0.1 (compiled with --enable-pvr & subtitles) replaces Xine
- CUPS 1.5.2, ghostscipt 9.0.2, Gutenprint 5.2.8
- Wpa_gui replaces Frisbee.
- Evince replaces epdfviewer
- Peasyscan 1.9, peasypdf 1.6, new peasyprint and peasyscale (thanks to rcrsn51)
- Fotoxx-12.01.2
- Abiword rolled back to a patched version 2.8.6
- Update libv4l package
- Add more dvb firmware
- ffmpeg to 0.11.1
- libdrm-2.4.35
- xf86-input-synaptics-1.6.2
- xf86-video-ati-6.14.5
- xf86-video-nouveau-1.0.0
- Linux kernel 3.4.4
- urxvt 9.15 (without perl extension)
- Hauppauge firmware
- ene-ub6250 firmware
- Seamonkey 2.10.1
- Latest hardinfo from git, patched to avoid not crash and show Fatdog64 version
- libdbus_glib (enable firefox official binaries to run)
- Flash player 11.2.202.236
- gtkdialog4 0.8.0
- JWM build 579
- Rox to git master 2012-05-30
- Gimp 2.6.12 with script-fu and python-fu (python-fu requires python and pygtk from pet repo)
- SLiM 1.3.3 graphical login manager
- partimage 0.6.9
- mongoose webserver git 2012-06-19 - works with php and mysql on the pet repo
- And hundreds of other package upgrades.

Fatdog/Puppy specific packages in no particular order:
- Peasyscan to 2.4 (thanks rcrsn51)
- Grub4dosconfig 1.8 (thanks shinobar)
- Sfsmanager (thanks 01micko)
- Firewall-status control panel applet (thanks rcrsn51)
- FFconvert 1.3 (thanks shinobar)
- smbw - alternative Samba printer (thanks rcrsn51)
- YASSM 2.1 (thanks rcrsn51)
- Wallpaper setter to 0.6.2 (thanks 01micko)
- Peasypdf 2.2 replaces puppypdf (thanks rcrsn51)
- Pburn updated to 3.6.0
- Pmusic updated to 2.6.2
- QuickApps - alternative application launcher

New features in no particular order:
- Optimised for harddisk frugal install, boot faster than Fatdog64 521
- Unlimited number of SFS (warning: too many SFS will slow the system down)
- Humongous initrd by default; tool to make standard ("small") initrd provided
- PXE-boot directly using the ISO file
- Flexible savefile options - local disks, cifs share, nbd, or dvd+rw
- Savefile in a file or to entire partition
- RAM layer options in all savefile options, not only flash drive
- Ability to disable session saving when running in RAM mode
- "Underdog" feature - run other Linux partition with Fatdog
- ISO file is isohybrid file and can be either be burned to DVD or imaged directly to USB stick
- Clean un-mount - for savefile and the underlying devices, even for ntfs partition
- Faster multisession (dvd only: dvd+rw/dvd+r/dvd-r supported)
- New installer - install and configure boot loader in one step
- New remaster tool
- New package manager
- New event manager
- New Samba browser on desktop
- New savefile resize tool that does not require double the disk space
- New control panel - all system/settings apps are now here
- New services manager (replacing bootmanager)
- New SFS loader with on-the-fly loading capability (replacing bootmanager)
- New drive mounter (replacing pmount) - original pmount still available as pmount-old
- Udev-based desktop drive icons (replacing pup_event_frontend_d)
- Udev-based hotplug management (replacing pup_event_backend_modprobe)
- HTML-lised manpages in devx (or separate manpages.sfs)
- CUPS-PDF can now be used as PDF print server (again)
- In Openbox, Windows-K key is shortcut for xkill (to kill windows apps). Right-click to cancel.
- Experimental multi-user
- Multiple login modes: easily switch between autologin, graphical, console login modes.

Discontinued features:
- Dropped support for full-install (but please see http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=79819 if you really need this feature)
- Dropped multisession support for CD/CD-RW

[ISO and devx]
Fatdog64 600 final is released in two official flavours:
- Seamonkey (Fatdog64-600.iso)
- Firefox (Fatdog64-600-firefox.iso)
And one "unofficial" version using "small initrd" (Seamonkey only) - Fatdog64-600-small-initrd.iso (only available on the personal mirrors below).

Primary distribution site: http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/fatdog/iso/
Mirrors (may take a while to synchronise):
- http://ftp.nluug.nl/ibiblio/distributions/fatdog/
- http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/pub/fatdog/
- http://ftp.cc.uoc.gr/mirrors/linux/fatdog/

Personal mirrors:
- http://puppy-linux.org/fatdog64/ (thanks to Q5sys)
- http://www.smokey01.com/jamesbond/fatdog64/ (thanks to smokey01)

[PET Packages]
Other SFS and packages are available from ibiblio and its mirrors.
When possible, get the packages from official pet repo first using the Package Manager (available from the Control Panel). Package Manager provides dependency tracking for both installation and uninstallation.

[Previous releases]
Earlier discussion threads during testing stages - though some of the info have been superseded, they still contain useful information and hints.

[Thank you notes]
  • Special thanks for rcrsn51 who tirelessly updates his tools (peasy-apps, YASSM & others) for Fatdog throughout the long nights from alpha2 stages until final, as well as the superb provision of printing and scanning support.
  • Thanks to 01micko, shinobar and zigbert for providing and updating key applications in Fatdog.
  • Most heartfelt thanks to all alpha, beta and rc testers who helped to uncover tons of bugs: 01micko, Billtoo, Jim1911, rcrsn51, James C, gcmartin, and many others - I'm sure I missed many.


EDIT: Final is also now avaialble in ibiblio and its mirrors.

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 03:26    Post subject:  

Know issues for 601:
1. Win+E to call up Rox folder sometimes bring the Rox window behind, and extra Alt-Tab is required to bring it to front.
2. Elantech touchpad is not recognised.

Know issues for 600:
1. "drive mounter" doesn't work for non-root.
2. "mount -t cifs" doesn't work. Fix: move /usr/sbin/mount.cifs to /sbin/mount.cifs
3. "samba share app" cannot open shares in different subnet.
4. CRITICAL PROBLEM: savefile-tool sometimes fails to recognise the filesystem type of the savefile and refuse to work.
5. Adding/removing drive icons (e.g. when one runs gparted) can cause the icons to scatter around. Fix: Control Panel -> Display -> Event Manager: change icon size from 64 to 63.
6. Panning doesn't work because of xorg problem.
7. CRITICAL PROBLEM: Do not try to launch terminal/console application directly from desktop. It will lock up the desktop, you will have to Ctrl-Alt-Backspace to restart it.
8. Printing using "cups-pdf" in browser/email client (as spot) fails if one uses the login manager. As a workaround, use "print as file" instead.

All these are fixed in 601.

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 04:42    Post subject:  

Maybe i am missing something, but i cant find manual save button. With disabling autosave feature it comes in pretty handy to create stable "checkpoints" during experiments. Is there a command to manually save?

I understand that fatdog can be used as a server. Since server does not need gui, office software and stuff it would be preferrable to trim those from base sfs. one way i can come up with is manually unpacking and removing files (which is kinda hard to figure out whether delete them or not). Since there is no tool for that in fatdog (i am pretty sure i saw such a tool in some puppies), is there any other way to trim some fat?
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 05:50    Post subject: Re: Fatdog64-600 Final (July 2012)
Subject description: All 64 bit.
 

Fantastic. Can't find anything broken in Fatdog64-600 Final and I've been trying things for awhile now. In fact, VLC seems to open and aquire cable television signals faster and better. Not sure if that's because of the added DVB firmware but whatever the case it's great.

For anyone having trouble getting their PVR or other tv tuner cards to work in VLC [find and tune channels] I've got a few tips that could help. I found a chart of NTSC frequencies. Frequency tuning control is available in VLC>Media>Capture Devices...

You may need an ATSC or QAM chart, depending on your tuner and cable company or air broadcast standards. Simply enter the frequency number of your favorite channel and it will play! In my case, I have to add a zero because chart is in MHz, VLC uses KHz,

In this case, I enter 337250 KHz to get Channel 43 The History Channel. I think I can make a playlist or something and this way, channels.conf is not necessary. People with NTSC cards cannot use the newest DVB tools to generate one. This is the workaround.

The forum trashes the formatting of this chart no matter what I tried. So I have attached "ntsc.chart.txt" Hope this works for someone else as well as it did for me. Okay attachment NOT accepted. Go to NASA: http://hamradio.arc.nasa.gov/ntscfreq.html

NTSC Analog Broadcast and Cable Frequencies:
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
-------- Broadcast TV -------- --------- Cable TV -----------
CH BAND VIDEO AUDIO CH BAND VIDEO AUDIO
2 54- 60 55.25 59.75 2 54- 60 55.25 59.75
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* TV channel replaced by cellphones and 2-way radios in the 1980s.
--------- Cable TV -----------
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That's it. Happy Puppying and VLC Television viewing. Thanks guys!

Running Fatdog64-600 Final

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 06:08    Post subject:  

d3m1gd wrote:
I understand that fatdog can be used as a server. Since server does not need gui....

Have you ever set up other Puppies as servers? Trying to do it entirely from the command line is really awkward.

How many users are you planning to support? Typically, enterprise servers are big-memory machines. If you are running Fatdog on a multi-GB machine, the amount of RAM taken up by the GUI stuff is irrelevant

There is no significant advantage to stripping a Puppy in order to run it as a dedicated server. In any case, the file sharing capability in Fatdog really isn't intended for that purpose.

Or you could use the "small initrd" version of Fatdog. In that case, the base sfs is NOT loaded into RAM, so you can save some memory.
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 06:17    Post subject:  

There have been a few issues when I warmed up a long forgotten NForce board. <nox> boot parameter gave me the prompt but xorgwizard doesn't work. Fortunately, xwin brought up the correct res. screen. SMonster kept crashing with BBC/iplayer and sound was badly distorted and faint - couldn't find the mixer. Had problems d/l Firefox, the d/l message window kept going blank. Other minor irritations with the Control Panel, not all associated with Fattie, though. Please bring back FULL support!
Will try the FF variant later.
Otherwise, rather nice and very fast. Porteus manages an Xfce Slack-based 64bit in only 202Mb (cf DW).
Correction.

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 06:21    Post subject:  

d3m1gd wrote:
Maybe i am missing something, but i cant find manual save button. With disabling autosave feature it comes in pretty handy to create stable "checkpoints" during experiments. Is there a command to manually save?

You need to use the RAM-layer in order to enable manual save button. Use "savefile=ram:blahblahblah" instead of "savefile=direct:blahblahblah" to enable the RAM layer. Use the Event Manager to change the automatic save period (either to zero or to an enormously large value) to disable automatic saving.

Anyway, if you intend to experiments, Fatdog comes with a sandbox that is meant exactly for that. It's usage is documented in the FAQ. Run your experiment in sandbox; if it works, apply it outside.

EDIT:
Sage wrote:
Please bring back FULL support!
It is possible to run Fatdog64 in layered full-install (ie all the system files are expanded and stored in a dedicated partition instead of squashfs file, but the layering system still active - similar to PUPMODE=3), just that there is no tools to install Fatdog that way. It is not possible (well, not without great effort) to have true full install without any layers (PUPMODE=2) - many of the system scripts assume that the layering system is present.
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 07:59    Post subject:  

Did a USB install:

Internet connection just one click.

Save-file ok.

sfs,s installed and working.

Some pets installed and working.

I'm delighted with the result and looking forward to further exploration.

Congratulations on a great distro.

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 11:17    Post subject:  

1. Previously running Fatdog64-600 rc [and right now typing this from it], with no obvious problems.

2. Downloaded Fatdog64-600-firefox.iso, burned live CD-RW, booted same, and got...
"Machine Check Error" Sad
And the PC goes into a cyclic reboot loop, displaying that error at each attempt to load Fatdog.

3. Previously [a day or two back], this happened only with Saluki.
Previous to that I'd never seen any other OS produce this error.

4. PC hardware is near brand new [2 weeks old].
Mobo = ASRock H61M-S, Intel Pentium G620T 2.2Ghz, 4GB DDR3 1333Mhz RAM, 250GB SATA HDD, SATA DVD-RW.
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 12:29    Post subject:  

@Sylvander: This is a hardware problem. I just burned the ISO to a CD-RW and it works fine.

Maybe your CD-RW has worn out. Or maybe it needs a low-level erasing.

Code:
cdrecord blank=all dev=/dev/sr0


Or try using a CD-R. Or burn the ISO on another machine.

Will this new drive read older boot CDs?

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 12:31    Post subject:  

Sylvander do try what rcrsn51 suggest first but what if ...

I edit this due to my too wild suggestion. Smile So sorry!

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 15:36    Post subject:  

Hi there

Congratz on FatDog 64 ill be reviewing it very soon on Icyos Tube woop.

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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 15:49    Post subject:  

rcrsn51 wrote:
maybe it needs a low-level erasing.

You were right! Very Happy
I ran the command you provided on the problem CD-RW, then...
Re-burned the CD-RW using Fatdog64-600-Firefox.iso, and it booted OK and is working OK. Cool

I think I'll try re-burning Saluki on a different CD-RW, and see how that performs.

Does that command apply to ANY RW disk [DVD, or CD], or only CD-RW disks?
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 16:23    Post subject:  

Fatdog64-600 (SeaMonkey version) on multi-session DVD.From some brief testing things look solid. Sound,internet and display all working and correct on initial boot.

Computer
Processor 4x AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 620 Processor
Memory 3787MB (357MB used)
Machine Type Physical machine
Operating System Fatdog64 [ae14ad5e68]
User Name root (root)
Date/Time Fri Jul 6 15:21:31 2012
Display
Resolution 1366x768 pixels
OpenGL Renderer Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x300)
X11 Vendor The X.Org Foundation
Audio Devices
Audio Adapter HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia

Version
Kernel Linux 3.4.4 (x86_64)
Version #1 SMP Sat Jun 23 18:31:59 GMT 2012
C Library GNU C Library version 2.13 (stable)
Distribution Fatdog64 [ae14ad5e68]

Display
Resolution 1366x768 pixels
Vendor The X.Org Foundation
Version 1.11.4
Monitors
Monitor 0 1366x768 pixels
OpenGL
Vendor VMware, Inc.
Renderer Gallium 0.4 on llvmpipe (LLVM 0x300)
Version 2.1 Mesa 8.0.3
Direct Rendering Yes
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PostPosted: Fri 06 Jul 2012, 16:36    Post subject:  

Quick addition....... Since I've saved a couple of sessions to the multi-session dvd that aspect appears to be working fine as well.
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