[ANN] CRUX 3.3-rc1 available for testing

Steffen Nurpmeso steffen at sdaoden.eu
Thu Dec 22 10:28:01 UTC 2016


Good morning.

Fredrik Rinnestam <fredrik at rinnestam.se> wrote:
 |On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 08:11:20PM +0100, Steffen Nurpmeso wrote:
 |> Matt Housh <jaeger at crux.ninja> wrote:
 |>|The CRUX team is pleased to announce the availability of a first release
 |>|candidate for the upcoming CRUX 3.3.
 |> 
 |> That is pretty cool.  Thanks!
 ..
 |>|The ISO itself can be found here:
 ...
 |>|https://crux.ninja/crux/crux-3.3-rc1.iso
 |>|https://crux.ninja/crux/crux-3.3-rc1.md5
 |> 
 |> Not the reason for me at the moment, but i also don't have the
 |> necessary bandwidth and remaining traffic for ~600 MB.
 |> Couldn't the ISO be also made available in a compressed form,
 ...
 |I'm afraid it didn't help much. Only down to 529MB Everything on the iso
 |is already compressed. Packages are xz already and the rootfs is
 |compressed too. What makes the 3.3 iso so much larger than previous
 |releases is the inclusion of linux-firmware.

Thanks for trying this.  That is well worth it.  I will soon have
my new box and will be happily running (an up-to-date) CRUX on it!
Ciao!

--steffen



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