This tool allows to boot linux-m68k from a floppy on a macintosh motorola 68K based. With it, you can create rescue disk, or remove the MacOS partition (needed by the legacy penguin booter) from your HD.
Emergency Linux CD
Eselstall Secure Environment to Launch Software you don't Trust At aLL: Combined chroot/setuid tool to easily launch background processes (servers) in a confined environment. Eliminates the need for su in the changeroot directory.
Etherwire is a layer 2 (Ethernet) protocol designed to replace the need for serial I/O to communicate with embedded bootstrap and factory configuration systems.
Exteb provides a framework for bootloaders also including tools for developing and managing bootloaders.
This is a project for developing fast boot up linux kernel. For fast boot up, it includes boot loader stage, kernel stage, and user space stage. For developer's convenience, several tools provided to measure the time stamps, and debugging.
This project aims to develop a method to use runit and SysV init to enable parallel service startup during boot for Fedora Linux. Standard Fedora Init scripts will be ported to runit init scripts maintaining full functionality. Docs are in the wiki.
This program is an easy to use info/backup/restore/copy tool for the Host Protected Area data (usually containing Predesktop, System installers, diagnostic tools, etc) found on laptops featuring HPA-supporting BIOSes, such as some models of IBM ThinkPad
Fortress OS is an open source modern multitasking operating system. Intel IA-32 386 compatibility. Fortress is clean implemented from scratch. Fortress is still in early stage ( current state at the end of plan 2 ) and needs huge work.
The FreeBIOS project aims to provide a replacement for any computer's firmware, and support advanced or custom features and configurations. Initial code supports Intel-based only, but other processors and chipsets will be supported.
FreeBSD Control Center is a tool that provides a graphical environment for configuration, tuning and making services available in an few clicks of the mouse.
FritzOS is a (incomplete) OS. Ideas will be added to the OS as it's developed, and it will run on the x86 platform. FritzOS will have have a GUI, be easy to use & understand. Right Now, FritzOS has a C++ kernel. Pk0.8 comming soon.
Adds support for LDM volumes to the grub boot loader. Allows dual-booting other operating systems when using Microsoft's "dynamic disk" format.
Linux bootloader for the Palm OS
THIS PROJECT IS INACTIVE!!
Hardware Detection Tool (HDT) is a Syslinux com32 module designed to display low-level information for any x86 compatible system. HDT can inspect multiple subsystems: PCI, DMI, CPU, Disks, Linux Kernel modules needed by the host, PXE, VESA, etc.
Linux based networked rescue system, providing remote administration via Internet LAN access. Booted via single 1.44MB Floppy, PXE-Netboot, CD-ROM or USB-Stick.
IBM Network Station 300 Bootstrap is an application which allows IBM Network Station 300 (model no. 8361-110) to boot. It provides the Station with necessary data files to operate and surf the 'net.
A qt4 GUI for initng (a fast init system) intended for all kinds of users. With it you can manage your services and runlevels with a simple but powerful interface.
Provide an interface to the /dev/nvram, by property name and value. The key component of this project is a set of nvram description files. Provide a clearinghouse for nvram definitions.
Evaluate Iphone software and web appilcations for review.
JBOOT is an open source bootloader. Each floppy can have multiple kernels and JBOOT allows the user to choose which kernel they wish to load. JBOOT also allows booting from a network and chainloading. However these features are still being worked upon
This is a java version of the famous fortune game from BSD. I am writing this program in java so that people can have a platform independent version of this great utility. I am also hoping to add some features and make jfortune fun to use.
Small Java webapp to wake up machines in a LAN.
Javelin to integrate the various online operating systems with a common backend (similar to multiple desktops in Linux) & seamlessly integrate the off & online, make the transition (booting > offline > online) invisible to the end user (Jav)a-(e)-(lin)ux