X1Boot Manager 1.1 Update

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X1Boot Manager 1.1 Update

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Hello every one.

I have a much needed update for the X1Boot Manager. This is manly a bug fix update but does bring with it some new features. I recommend installing this as it solves a few issues that crept up after my initial release.

New features
  • Progress bars! Now all long operations such as installing kernels, ramdisks or modules will open a progress bar with the current operation in progress.
  • Optimised compression. The XZ compressor is now optimised for PowerPC binaries. This can further reduce files sizes by a decent amount.
  • Optimised kernels. Kernels installed will now be stripped down to reduce size. The System map will be installed to "/boot" folder.
  • Module updating. Reinstalling kernels will now update modules instead of skipping over existing ones.
  • Password checking. Passwords are now checked and verified to work before performing any root file operations.
  • Default kernel can now be set to None.
Bug fixes
  • Install Menu kept looping around asking for ramdisk when not needed. Thanks to musa for report.
  • Oversized kernels broke during loading due to size limitation. Thanks also to musa for report and xeno74 for solution.
  • Ramdisk creation could fail on later Debian releases (like Fienix) due to missing default path.
  • Removing kernels was broken.
  • Accidentally removing ramdisk used in menu entry.
  • Default kernel and ramdisk could be blanked out.
  • Various fixes where internal tracking of names could be corrupted or blanked out.

Other changes
  • Default compression is now set to 9 as now it is only used with GZ as XZ uses PPC mode.
  • Install Menu will only ask for ramdisk now if Ramdisk is enabled in settings or is needed.
  • Will now quit if either "OK" or "Cancel" is pressed from main menu.

Download
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1RNeSRR ... sp=sharing
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Re: X1Boot Manager 1.1 Update

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