February 28, 2007 by admin
Serenity Systems International and Mensys BV are pleased to announce the availability of eComStation 2.0 Beta 4.
This release is available to customers with an active Software Subscriptions Services subcription.
== CHANGES ==
** Disk Resizer GUI **
This beta has a custom DFSee engine that enables reliable RESIZING of FAT32 and NTFS filesystems to allow shrinking an existing Windows installation to make room for eComStation on the same system.
The GUI to this tool has been updated and is now using a graphical interface. To invoke it, please select 'Paritition Resizing Tool' from the Installation Volume Manager which can be called during installation.
** GenMac support **
This package provides generic driver support for several network interface cards under OS/2 and eComStation. Moreover, Genmac is enabled to support WPA encryption with the Wireless LAN Monitor 3.x or better.
Genmac and the Wireless LAN monitor will be installed when the appropriate hardware is detected by the installer. If it is not detected, you can manually select the driver in the network installation dialog.
Since the previous beta, GenMac installation has improved considerably.
** multicore CPU support **
This beta supports the installation of eComStation on a MultiCore CPU
computer. This includes Intel Core Duo, Core2 Duo and AMD 64 X2. To enable this support, please select the appropriate feature in the installer hardware page.
** ACPI 2.18 **
ACPI support has been updated to the latest available version (2.18) which results in varying successrate. Testers with nVidia based computers report more problems than before, others report more success than ever.
As always, the following applies:
!!! WHEN TESTING BETA SOFTWARE, ALWAYS BE SURE TO HAVE A TRIED AND TESTED BACK OF YOUR SYSTEM !!!
== REPORTING ==
To tell us your findings, please create a report at:
You are also welcome to join the TestTeam if you want to discuss this beta and future developments. See http://ewiki.ecomstation.nl/TestTeam for more details.
== FAQ ==
At the reporting page above there are some FAQ entries to be found with valuable tips for installation. Please make sure to review these in case of problems.
== SOFTWARE SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES ==
Please note that although some subscriptions have expired by now, you are not required to purchase a renewal to obtain the GA version of eComStation 2.0.
More details can be found at http://www.ecomstation.com/subscription/