[ILUG-BOM] XOSL - The New BootLoader

N.a.v.i.n ....D.h.a.n.u.k.a navin_dhanuka@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Fri Jul 19 03:07:03 IST 2002


Look & Feel
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# User-friendly Graphical User Interface 
# Full windowing system with mouse and keyboard support 
# Resolutions up to 1600x1200 
# Configurable mouse speed 
# A set of color schemes 
# Several color adjustment options 
# Password protected boot configuration and settings 
# Restart/Reboot/Shutdown
# ...and more... 


Booting Features
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# Up to 24 boot items 
# Microsoft file system partition hiding support 
# Storing additional keys before booting 
# Activate partitions (one per system or one per HD) 
# Automatic booting (with timeout) 
# Auto boot last operating system 
# Password protection per boot item 
# Boot master boot record on any drive 
# Boot DOS/Windows 9x on any drive 
# Hotkey per boot item 
# Support for hard disks larger than 8Gb 
# [XOSL 1.1.1] Coexist with virtually any other boot manager (boot original master boot record)
# [XOSL 1.1.2] Run Ranish Partition Manager 2.38 beta 1.9 from XOSL, without first booting an OS 
# [XOSL 1.1.2] Master boot record virus protection
# [XOSL 1.1.3] Swap drives
# [XOSL 1.1.5] IDE CD-ROM booting by including Smart Boot Manager
# ...and more... 



XOSL is known to support
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# BeOS 
# MS-DOS 
# FreeDOS 
# Linux (with Lilo) 
# Solaris 
# VxWorks 5.x 
# Windows 95/98/Me 
# Windows NT/2000
# ...and others... 

System requirements
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Minimal system requirements: 
# 80386 or better with 4Mb of RAM (6Mb for 1280x1024/1600x1200) 
# VESA VBE 1.2 compliant display controller 
# 300kb of free disk space 
Recommended: 
# Pentium 100 or better 
# VESA VBE 2.0 compliant display controller 
# PS/2 or serial mouse 


http://www.xosl.org

ScreenShots: http://home.wanadoo.nl/geurt/shots.html



Navin Dhanuka
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