Tomáš Matějíček has announced the third pre-release of the all-new SLAX 6.0 live CD: “A third preview of SLAX 6 is available.” The new SLAX, which is fast approaching a stable state, uses the Aufs file system and is based on the latest Linux kernel 2.6.20 with LZMA-compressed modules, SMP support and NdisWrapper modules for wireless networking. Other new features include: script to create a bootable live USB in both Linux and Windows; udev as a replacement for hotplug; full sound support with ALSA 1.0.14; NTFS read and write support; isolinux for booting from CD, syslinux for booting from a USB device; based on Linux-Live scripts 6.0.1. For more information and known issues please read the brief release notes. Interested testers can download the CD image from here: slax-6.0.0pre3.iso (166MB).
SLAX – Live CD is a bootable CD containing a Linux operating system. It runs directly from CD-ROM without installing. The live CD described here is based on the Slackware Linux distribution and is downloadable from its website as an ISO image. All scripts and source code which can be used to build your own live CD are also available.