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TITLE
         ShadowStart

VERSION
         1.3

AUTHOR
         Lars 'SFX' Eilebrecht 
         Glueck-Auf-Strasse 23
         57223 Kreuztal
         GERMANY

         SFX@appl2.hrz.uni-siegen.de
         http://vespa.unix-ag.uni-siegen.de/~sfx
         Shadowfox@IRC

DESCRIPTION
         ShadowStart is a small utility that should be called from 
         the startup-sequence.
         If the activation-key is pressed down a requester pops up,
         asking you if you want the WBStartup-drawer, the 
         User-Startup script or both to be disabled.
         This means, you can bootup a "clean" Workbench, 
         without any programs in WBStartup or User-Startup executed!
         And also a new shell-window can be opened for changing 
         things befor executing the startup-sequence.
         (Sourcecode is included.)

NEW FEATURES
         Before any key checks are performed ShadowStart checks if the
         SYS: partition is currently being validated.
         If yes, Shadowstart waits 3 seconds and checks the disk
         state again.
         When the validation is finished, ShadowStart automatically
         continues with its normal execution.
         The main effect of this feature is that startup execution will
         be delayed until the SYS: partition is validated
         (no more disk-trashing on startup).
         The validation check is always performed, if the activation-key
         is pressed or not.

FUTURE
         Ideas and suggestions are always welcome!

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
         Two version of ShadowStart are included,
         one for Kick/WB 3.1 and one for Kick/WB 2.0+.

AVAILABILITY

         on any Aminet site:

         ftp://ftp.wustl.edu/pub/aminet/util/boot/ShadowStart13.lha
         (14919)

         or on the author's homepage:

         http://vespa.unix-ag.uni-siegen.de/~sfx/programs/

RELEASE DATE
         14. August 1995

PRICE
         ShadowStart is ANYWARE! :-) (see guide for details)

DISTRIBUTABILITY
         The ShadowStart archive is freely distributable,
         but it is Copyright 1994-1995 by Lars Eilebrecht.