Parted Magic 4.9

Developer
Patrick Verner
Size
81.73 MB
Operating System
Linux
License
Freeware
Category
Distributions and Updates

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Parted Magic

The Parted Magic OS employs core programs of GParted and Parted to
handle partitioning tasks with ease, while featuring other useful programs (e.g. Partimage, TestDisk, Truecrypt, Clonezilla, G4L, SuperGrubDisk, ddrescue, etc…) and an excellent set of documentation
to benefit the user. An extensive collection of file system tools are
also included, as Parted Magic supports the following: ext2, ext3,
ext4, fat16, fat32, hfs, hfs+, jfs, linux-swap, ntfs, reiserfs,
reiser4, and xfs.

Parted Magic requires at least a i586 processor and 256MB of RAM to operate or 128MB in "Live" mode.

Features

  • Format internal and external hard drives.
  • Move, copy, create, delete, expand & shrink hard drive partitions.
  • Clone your hard drive, to create a full backup.
  • Test hard drives for impending failure.
  • Test memory for bad sectors.
  • Benchmark your computer for a performace rating.
  • Securely erase your entire hard drive, wiping it clean from all data.
  • Gives access to non-booting systems allowing you to rescue important data.
  • Runs from the CD, no install required.

What's New

  • Updated: rsync-3.0.7, fsarchiver-0.6.8, glibc-2.11.1, isomaster-1.3.7, linux-2.6.32.9, udev-151, openbox-3.4.11, simpleburn-1.4.0, fontconfig-2.8.0, dosfstools-3.0.7, gdisk-0.6.4, gtk+-2.18.7, lsscsi-0.23, lxmusic-0.4.2, boot_info_script048.sh, dhcp-4.1.1, gparted-0.5.2, pciutils-3.1.6, testdisk-6.12-WIP, grsync-1.0.0, parted-2.2, pigz-2.1.6, smartmontools-5.39.1, util-linux-ng-2.17.1, e2fsprogs-1.41.11, glib-2.22.4, iozone3_338, lxpanel-0.5.5, menu-cache-0.3.2, ntfs-3g-2010.3.6, partclone-0.2.0, syslinux-3.85, udpcast-20100130, dbus-1.2.16, hal-0.5.14, hal-info-20091130
  • Removed: Google-Chrome
  • Added: Chromium, mhdd (extras boot menu), elinks
  • Fixed: frugal: zetc.xz zroot.xz not read when "livemedia" is option, more wireless script fixes, browser is backgrounded in network scripts now, test mounting to find Parted Magic is done as read-only now
  • Major Update: All old IDE drivers were removed from the kernel. What does this mean? There are not going to be any more hd* devices. All hard disk devices will be sd* and CDROM/DVD drives will be sr*. This doesn't mean IDE is no longer supported, it's means we are using libATA to handle IDE devices now instead of the legacy IDE kernel drivers. All old fonts were removed, Droid fonts are used now. Work has started on a GTK interface for fsarchiver written by us.

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