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3. Recent Changes and versions

  • Version 1.3 -- Written by H. Peter Anvin, and was not maintained from 15 Jan 1998.
  • Version 1.4 -- Based on v1.3, but added more details. Currently maintained by Rahul U. Joshi
  • Version 1.42 -- Deleted the recovery section for v1.4 users an v1.4 never actually appeared on the LDP website.

Modifications by Rahul U. Joshi

Date: 26 Nov 1999

  • Added Windows 95/98 specific details.
  • Added Red Hat Linux specific details.
  • Modified the msinfo program.
  • Added sections 5 to 12.
  • Completely revamped the "Procedure" section to make it more understandable.
  • Split up the swap initialization and halt into two shell scripts.
  • Modified the scripts to handle signature verification more than once.
  • Added details about new type swap areas.
  • Added more reliable schemes.

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