FixPak Installation Utility

Release date: 
Wednesday, 29 December, 1999



FixPak Installation Utility has been developed to easily install OS/2 System FixPaks. This program allows you to install FixPaks directly from hard disk or CD-ROM, removable or not and also to distribute them over a LAN. You only need to recreate desired Fixpak floppy disk images rebuilding the distribution structure on your supports.



Where X:\PATH_TO_CSF is the directory containing the Corrective Service Facility and X:\PATH_TO_FIXPAK is the directory containing the rebuilded distribution structure of desired FixPak to apply.

For convenience, this package also include the Corrective Service Facility tool.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package: download to temporary directory and unpack to destination folder. See below for download link(s).

Following links are to additional programs, not mandatory but useful:

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

FixPack Installation Utility v. 2.11 (29/12/1999, International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), Dick Kurtz) Readme/What's new
1.00 - 1st release. 1.01 - First release for Internet use. 1.02 - Cleanup and add "Advanced" option. 1.03 - Add Menu pulldown selections. 1.04 - Fix bug in freespace calculations. 1.05 to v1.08 update info lost. 1.09 - Correct bug in SRV_PROD processing. 1.10 - v1.19 Skipped, jumped to v1.20 due to major change. 1.20 - Support CSF F.138 build changes in SRV_PROD file. 1.21 - Support target drive as 3rd parameter. 1.22 - Enforce NLS character restrictions. 1.23 - Handle multiple files on same drive in different dirs. 1.24 - Add message about Ctrl+Esc if using FSERVICE. 1.25 - ? 1.26 - Limit multiple syslevel error to OS2 only. 1.27 - Correct message about Ctrl+Esc. 1.28 - Y2K use date(S) for 4 digit year in Logger. 1.29 - use common Wincent routine. 1.30 - added more debug log entries. 1.31 - allow Backup if Archiving off for fixpak. 1.32 - add /B:x to FSERVICE call (x is the boot drive). 1.33 - implement use of csfdriveapply variable. 1.34 - Use SysDriveMap instead of FDISK which Aurora no longer supports. 1.35 - Force "Cleanup" to start over. 1.36 - OS2SERV ? -? /? display version info and exit 2.00 - Allow multiple SYSLEVEL.OS2 files on same drive. Assumes LOGSTART in same dir as SYSLEVEL. 2.01 - Handle Aurora ATTRIB/PSTAT commands. 2.02 - Add "Replace Newer" check box support 2.03 - Check for backup directory only if enabled, otherwise just use if defined. 2.04 - Remove date from log entries, wastes space. Add Timestamp CB. 2.05 - Hide timestamp CB till CSF code ready. 2.06 - Remove BUSY pointer, disable/enable controls as needed.
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