Image for Linux: Upgrade History

 

  • Version 3.47 – September 27, 2021
  • Added the partition list to the details given for a drive when simple operations is enabled and the information button used.
  • Logging output includes size information instead of only sectors for certain items.
  • Logging output of the completion code includes additional information.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.46 – July 3, 2021
  • Updated GRUB2 with latest security updates.
  • Added work around to support booting 686 version and support XVesa.
  • Added work around to support certain TBScript subroutines on the locked down kernel.
  • Added util/pxegrub directory to config.zip to contain the grub version supporting PXE boot for secure boot.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD295EN)(5.10.45).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.45 – June 18, 2021
  • Updated Secure Boot related files. Note that GRUB will no longer boot the 686 kernel version when booting via UEFI x64.
  • Changed to search mounted network shares (cifs/nfs) on simple operations validate and restore.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD294EN)(5.10.41).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.44 – May 20, 2021
  • Corrected a potential crash that could occur prior to an operation starting.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.43 – March 6, 2021
  • Added description to Error code 75 that could show up with no description in log.
  • Changed logging to put out time prefix even if multi-line log item.
  • Corrected handling of a small range of foreign characters in registered name.
  • Corrected potential of multicast to stall with “Waiting for Instructions”.
  • Updated makedisk and makedisk.cfg files to allow pulling in imagel from local directory.
  • Fixed display not found issues in scripts run from the GUI x64 version.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD293EN)(5.10.19).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.42 – December 17, 2020
  • Added global option –asd (AllowSimpleDelete) to allow a user to delete the files listed on the validate or restore simple operations list by using the delete key.
  • Changed Other Global options in UI to use a check list box instead of individual checkboxes.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.41 – August 1, 2020
  • NOTE: If using incrementals/differentals for GPT drives with an Intel RST partition then you will need to create a new full.
  • Potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.40 – May 28, 2020
  • Fixed potential GPF saving to partition with large cluster size.
  • Added more descriptive file system id descriptions for GPT partitions.
  • NOTE: If using incrementals/differentals for GPT drives with a Windows RE or Intel RST partition then you will need to create a new full.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD291EN)(5.4.42).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.39 – April 20, 2020
  • Packaged with new MAKEDISK.EXE that allows a multi-partition option for UFD.
  • Changed to allow LVM’s to show that are on top of md devices.
  • Updated setup script to provide more information.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD290EN)(5.4.33).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.38 – February 28, 2020
  • Changed default of –fddc (FDDevCache) to use lazy write. Prior default was –fddc:1
  • Updated the recovery boot disk init script.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD289EN)(5.4.22).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.37 – January 25, 2020
  • Added /utg (UseTargetGUID) option to reuse overwritten partitions GUID.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD288EN)(4.19.97).
  • Several other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.36 – December 20, 2019
  • Corrected consolidate option to pull forward exclusion list.
  • Updated to include TBOSDT 1.96.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.35 – December 14, 2019
  • Updated to include TBOSDT (Scripting) 1.95.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD287EN)(4.19.89).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.34 – November 11, 2019
  • Removed obsolete reference that prevented email from being able to use IP6 address types.
  • Fixed potential issue with a GPT created on 4K sector sized disks.
  • Packaged with new Windows makedisk version that supports Unicode.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD286EN)(4.19.82).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.33 – October 16, 2019
  • Added NTFS Large cluster support.
  • Added files to support UEFI PXE booting.
  • Changed startup to mount efivars as needed by mdadm.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD285EN)(4.19.78).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.32 – August 30, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.32 or later to restore.
  • Potential speed enhancements for restore and validate byte-for-byte.
  • Change options –mtdecomp, –mtso, –mtvb defaults.
  • Added –mtsomt (MTSectorsOutMT) option.
  • Added –vbbm (ValidateBytesBufMultiplier) option that enables new validate byte-for-byte method.
  • Added –mtvbbm (MTValidateBytesBufMultipiler) option for the new –mtsomt option.
  • Added ability to append a custom description to simple mode operation backups.
  • Corrected exFAT cluster size calculation for large volumes.
  • Corrected a potential exFAT resize failure.
  • Fixed regression with –wipe option on single item restores/copies.
  • Corrected restoring multi-pass with pre-validate option.
  • Makedisk (Windows) will offer to copy tbimount files from local directory.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD284EN)(4.19.67).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.31 – June 25, 2019
  • Added $MSVR$ option to –STDOUT option.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD283EN)(4.19.55).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.30 – May 18, 2019
  • Enhanced resizing calculations when a recovery partition is specified via –rp.
  • Change simple operation copy and restore to write entire first track (RFTS= available).
  • Added “Write Standard MBR Code” option to simple operations copy and restore.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.29 – April 26, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.29 or later to restore.
  • Change to ignore email configuration if no host (allowing other fields to be set).
  • Fix potential abnormal termination at end of operations.
  • Full drive restore sizing and scaling enhancements.
  • Added bit 17 (0x200) to –of option to allow 3 digit padding of extensions of image files created (hash files not affected).
  • Added –hdir option to allow placing hash files in an alternate location.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD282EN)(4.19.36).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.28 – April 6, 2019
  • Fixed potential creation of thousands of empty files and faulting during simple mode backup.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.27 – March 18, 2019
  • Added more EMBR out of sync indicators.
  • Change disk type conversion from out of sync EMBR to MBR to use MBR only.
  • Changed –logl (LogLevel) to use bit 15 (8000h) as flush indicator instead of level 10 or higher.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD281EN)(4.19.29).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.26 – February 7, 2019
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.26 or later to restore.
  • Added –skuj (SkipUsnJrnl) option to omit the usnjrnl data from being backed up.(
  • Fix issue where email could be cut off or log Email send failure 97.
  • Enhance changing UUID on Ext2/3/4 file system to support csum feature.
  • Change simple operation mode to offer limited options for backup, copy and restore.
  • Added –opw (OPW) option to support saving obfuscation of password and saving a default password.
  • Fix regression starting with 3.07 on using backwards compatible option.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD280EN)(4.19.20).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.25 – December 8, 2018
  • Repackaged with TBOSDT 1.85 to fix regression in SET TEXTLINE.

 

  • Version 3.25 – December 7, 2018
  • Corrected conflict between restore first track and wipe unused sectors options where restored first track sectors were wiped on full drive restore.
  • Changed direct drive access to support opening read-only media.
  • Change NTFS support to pull forward new style security references.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD279EN)(4.14.86).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.24 – October 11, 2018
  • Remove trailing spaces from filename (/f) command line parameter.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD278EN)(4.14.75).

 

  • Version 3.23 – October 10, 2018
  • Changed Show/Save Command to not output a command line that uses DOS or Windows escape sequences.
  • Changed Show/Save Command to create the proper command line for Simple Operations backup.
  • Change terminal font and menu bar on high DPI screens.
  • Updated makedisk to support alternate option files (BOOTIT.INI and BOOTITBM.INI)
  • Add version to volume label in makedisk.cfg
  • Updated GRUB which fixed booting a CD/DVD/ISO in secure boot mode.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD277EN)(4.14.74).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.22 – September 8, 2018
  • Add –lvm (LVM) option to support data-only areas of self contained LVM partitions.
  • Add full support for exFAT.
  • Update GUI versions to support scaling on high dpi display screens.
  • Update GUI versions to support entering unicode characters via ctrl-shift-u in certain fields.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD276EN)(4.14.67)
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.21 – July 28, 2018
  • Update for TBOSDT update.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD275EN)(4.14.58)
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.20 – July 2, 2018
  • Fix color issue on CUI version.
  • Fix progress bar issue on CUI version.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.19 – June 24, 2018
  • Added support for BootIt UEFI hidden GPT.
  • Reverted the create sector hash option to default to false again and renamed the option in the UI.
  • Added locale file to boot disk.
  • To Do: Fix color issue on CUI version on console.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD274EN)(4.14.50)
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.18 – May 4, 2018
  • Fix trial version timeout creating boot disk.
  • Changed the default to create the sector hash on backup.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD273EN)(4.14.39)
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.17 – April 11, 2018
  • Added support for {# #} style passwords with /login option.
  • Fix potential problem during EXT2/3/4 resize caused by missing inode flush.
  • Output –pw to scheduled tasks and command line view.
  • Moved location for Show Command and Save Command.
  • Change to use disk GUID on differential matching if GPT drive instead of always using MBR signature.
  • Change so global options on interactive command line are not saved to .INI file unless in UI.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD272EN)(4.14.33)
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

    • Version 3.16 – January 12, 2018
    • Corrected NTFS condition that could cause crash on mount.

  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD271EN)(4.14.12).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.15 – December 15, 2017
  • New release for updated TBOSDT.
  • Enhanced COPYWIN.TBS and CHGDTYPE.TBS scripts.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.14 – December 9, 2017
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD270EN)(4.14.4).
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.13 – November 10, 2017
  • Corrected segmentation fault that would occur at end of run when –exlist was used.
  • Added –rfsid (RelaxFSID) option.
  • Fixed regression in CUI version starting in 3.12 which caused pause for key issue to reappear.
  • Fixed segmentation fault on NVMe drives being source of backup or copy starting in 3.12 .
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD269EN)(4.13.12).
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.12 – October 25, 2017
  • Added –trim (TRIM) option to restore and copy operations.
  • Expanded the Update Boot Partition (–ubp) option to include all NTFS partitions as well as active partition on the target drive.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD268EN)(4.13.9).
  • Other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.11 – September 19, 2017
  • Fixed regression in –mserver option that caused connection to disconnect prematurely.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD267EN)(4.13.1).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.10 – August 19, 2017
  • First track errors won’t automatically abort backup.
  • Added /maxdss (MaxDriveStoreSize) option to limit simple operation store size for a drive.
  • Miscellaneous changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.09 – July 25, 2017
  • Corrected stall that some people saw which needed key press or F12, no, to continue.
  • Updated Samba tools and scripts for better SMBV2 only support.
  • Changed build of x64 kernel version to include touch screen support.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD266EN)(4.12.3).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.08 – June 28, 2017
  • Added –ivdfs (IgnoreVirtDevFileSize) to ignore sector alignment check on virtual drive file size.
  • Corrected metadata restores when used with encryption option.
  • Corrected corrupted data at start of CD/DVD/BD (disc 2+) when validate disc option was used and mtcomp:0 was not.
  • Change delete of exlist or vss excluded files on NTFS to update metadata of the directory the file existed in.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD265EN)(4.11.7).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.07 – May 26, 2017
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.07 or later to restore.
  • Added /tmbps (ThrottleMbps), /tsecs (ThrottleSeconds), /tintv (ThrottleIntervals) option to throttle file output.
  • Added /imdsf (IgnoreMDSpecialFiles) option for use when /usemd option is used.
  • Added /mdudd (MDUseDirData) option for use when /usemd option is used.
  • Added /efdc (ExFileDevCache) option.
  • Added /usemd option for Restores.
  • Changed format of metadata hash files (old files will be ignored)
  • Added /ivbe (IgnoreB4BError) to ignore byte-for-byte errors (still logged)
  • Updated EULA to increase the single license allowance on personal non-commercial use from 3 to 5 systems.
  • Renamed kernel to include CPU architecture to be consistent with internal build environments.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD264EN)(4.11.2).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.06a – March 19, 2017
  • Fix missing check on attribute list attribute when /usemd (UseMetadata) used. If you use /usemd, you must update to this version, otherwise this update is optional.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.06 – March 14, 2017
  • Added –usemd (UseMetadata) backup option for changes only backup (Note: Time remaining will not be very accurate).
  • Added support for invalid extended partition EBR chains.
  • Renamed “Speed Up Changes Only Backup” to “Create Sector Hash File”.
  • Corrected potential hang caused by compiler optimization on non-volatile variable.
  • Updated Linux Boot Disk (LBD263EN)(4.9.13).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.05 – December 17, 2016
  • Added /del (DelUsedHash) backup option for changes only backup to delete hash files used (if any).
  • Added new .#_# hash file to support changes only backup while moving .tbi files elsewhere.
  • Changed the file created by consolidation (/combined) to remain the base of any remaining backups in the chain when the /del (DelCombined) option is used.
  • Update Linux Boot Disk (LBD262EN)(4.8.14).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.04 – November 11, 2016
  • Command line parameter errors, such as drive not found, will now be emailed when email enabled.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.03a – October 20, 2016
  • Fixed bug on single partition automatic restore that would overwrite the MBR.

 

  • Version 3.03 – October 10, 2016
  • Added /cd (CompactData) option to allow FAT, FAT32, NTFS partitions to be restored to the amount of data in the partition instead of last used area.
  • Fixed indexes in a Changes Only Backup. The indexes are only used by TBIView and TBIMount.
  • Added additional file path variables.
  • Enhanced Ext2FS and XFS support.
  • Update Linux Boot Disk (LBD261EN)(4.4.23).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.02 – August 26, 2016
  • Update Linux Boot Disk (LBD260EN)(4.4.16).
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.01 – August 16, 2016
  • Corrected problem (potential dump) that could occur when an operation was started.

 

  • Version 3.00c – August 11, 2016
  • Correct bugcheck on aggressive retry failure.

 

  • Version 3.00b – August 9, 2016
  • Spanish version text updated.
  • Dutch version text updated.

 

  • Version 3.00a – August 5, 2016
  • Clean up issues.
  • Other potential changes, updates and enhancements.

 

  • Version 3.00 – August 4, 2016
  • Major Update – base for new features moving forward.
  • Added more threads for compression and restoring.
  • Added support for sending email via SSL/TLS.
  • Change delete of image from within program to also delete images dependent on the ones being deleted.
  • Added –mtcomp (MTComp) option.
  • Added –mtdecomp (MTDecomp) option – do not change.
  • Added –mtso (MTSectorsOut) option.
  • Added –mtvb (MTValidateBytes) option.
  • Added –ddm (DisableDepMatch) option.
  • Added –fddc (FDDevCache) option.
  • Added –ict (IncrementalChainThreshold) option.
  • The image file created by this version requires an Image version 3.00 or later to restore.
  • Version 2.x images can be restored using version 3.x.
  • Update Linux Boot Disk (LBD259EN)(4.4.16).
  • Several other changes, updates and enhancements.

 

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