how to make a boot/root linux system on a 16M IDE flash module with compressed root file system?
declan.moriarty at ntlworld.ie
Thu Jul 10 00:50:53 PDT 2003
On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 04:32:49PM -0500, Dagmar d'Surreal enlightened
> On Tue, 2003-07-08 at 20:46, Fu Libo wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I need your help. I am making a boot/root linux system on a 16M
> > IDE flash module. And it must include some application(Apache,
> > etc.)besides the common linux commands. Because of the size
> > limitation, I must try to make the file system as small as
> > possible. I know how to make a single boot/root floppy disk
> > through using ramdisk, but I don't know how to make boot and a
> > compressed root file system on a IDE flash module(hda). And some
> > configure files must be writable, so when compressed, how to
> > write the configure files? Or they would be not compressed?
> > However, some other directory must be compressed. How to do it?
> > It have token me a week to do, but I cannot work it out.
> > Would you like to tell me something? And could you tell me some
> > maillists focusing on the IDE flash module boot/root linux
> > system?
> > I am looking for your email. Thank you very much. ^_^
> Simply put, this mailing list isn't the place for that type of
> question. There are HOWTOs at www.tldp.org on how to make a two-disk
> or similar running system. I suggest you hop on over there and start
> reading before you get a lowered grade for turning in your assignment
http://www.toms.net/rb if you want to copy one. If you want to compile
one, you're on your own.
With best Regards,
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