Finnix 93.0 released

Finnix is a small, self-contained, bootable Linux CD distribution for system administrators, based on Debian testing. Today marks the release of version 93.0 for the x86/AMD64, PowerPC, and UML/Xen platforms.

Finnix 93.0 itself is a maintenance release, but due to the length of time between Finnix 92.1 and 93.0, the time between Debian upstream updates warranted a major version number bump. New features include Linux kernel 2.6.30, and updated upstream software.

6 thoughts on “Finnix 93.0 released”

  1. I find Finnix extremely useful when servicing Windows as well as Linux machines, especially for taking backups of systems that will not boot properly.

  2. I tried to make a bootable DVD using mkisofs using the isolinux.bin file in the v93 iso download and it would not work (checksum error when booting). When I replaced the file with one of 11845 bytes which I got from isolinux distro it worked. Is the copy corrupt in the v93 ISO???

    P.S. great work by the way. I have now got bootable USB and DVD. I love the way it always maps the device (whichever device) to /cdrom.
    This makes it easy to script partimage as the source files can just be put in on the media without needing to recompile.

  3. I just want to take opportunity to thank the Finnix team for a great linux distro :) I was so happy to find this, as I have several old PPC Macs, and Finnix is the best boot CD by far.
    1000 HUGS FOR THE FINNIX TEAM :D

  4. Dude, it's not possible to use the swedish characters åäö ÅÄÖ. The swedish keymap works as far as I can see, but not those three keys. Im so pissed off right now :P

  5. I tried to make a bootable DVD using mkisofs using the isolinux.bin file in the v93 iso download and it would not work (checksum error when booting). When I replaced the file with one of 11845 bytes which I got from isolinux distro it worked. Is the copy corrupt in the v93 ISO??? P.S. great work by the way. I have now got bootable USB and DVD. I love the way it always maps the device (whichever device) to /cdrom. This makes it easy to script partimage as the source files can just be put in on the media without needing to recompile.

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