blfs-support Digest, Vol 1790, Issue 1

lakshmi pathi lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com
Sun Jun 14 23:42:05 PDT 2009


Thanks for all your response,I'll check them.

Cheers,
Lakshmipathi.G

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>   1. How to reduce size? (lakshmi pathi)
>   2. Re: How to reduce size? (Dominic Ringuet)
>   3. RE: How to reduce size? (John Frankish)
>   4. GPM + evdev = change in mouse behaviour? (Jeremy Henty)
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> Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 08:44:54 -0400
> From: lakshmi pathi <lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com>
> Subject: How to reduce size?
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> Hi,
> This weekend,I have successfully built Linux From Scratch. :)
> using LFS6.4. You have really excellent documentation.:)
> So now preparing for BLFS. But I would need to how
> to reduce the LFS size. It occupies around 800MB .
>
> What are the things I should consider to reduce it from its
> current size?
>
> I would like to built sendmail server on top of LFS.
>
> Thanks for your help , in advance.
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Lakshmipathi.G
> www.giis.co.in
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> Date: Sun, 14 Jun 2009 09:50:22 -0400
> From: Dominic Ringuet <dringuet at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: How to reduce size?
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> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 8:44 AM, lakshmi pathi <lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>> This weekend,I have successfully built Linux From Scratch. :)
>> using LFS6.4. You have really excellent documentation.:)
>> So now preparing for BLFS. But I would need to how
>> to reduce the LFS size. It occupies around 800MB .
>>
>> What are the things I should consider to reduce it from its
>> current size?
>>
>> I would like to built sendmail server on top of LFS.
>>
>> Thanks for your help , in advance.
>>
>> --
>> Cheers,
>> Lakshmipathi.G
>> www.giis.co.in
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> Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 06:10:20 +0200
> From: John Frankish <j-frankish at slb.com>
> Subject: RE: How to reduce size?
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> On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 8:44 AM, lakshmi pathi <lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com<mailto:lakshmipathi.g at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Hi,
> This weekend,I have successfully built Linux From Scratch. :)
> using LFS6.4. You have really excellent documentation.:)
> So now preparing for BLFS. But I would need to how
> to reduce the LFS size. It occupies around 800MB .
>
> What are the things I should consider to reduce it from its
> current size?
>
> I would like to built sendmail server on top of LFS.
>
> Thanks for your help , in advance.
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Lakshmipathi.G
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> This might not help if you followed the LFS instructions to the letter, but you could:
>
>
> 1.       Strip all binaries/libraries
>
> 2.       Compile only the modules you need for your hardware in the kernel config
>
> 3.       Compile the kernel modules in gzipped format
>
> 4.       Remove the .a .la .h .pc files for applications you will never compile against (you need to be sure?)
>
> 5.       Remove the man, info, doc, etc files ? they are readily available on the web
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> Message: 4
> Date: Mon, 15 Jun 2009 06:20:38 +0100
> From: Jeremy Henty <onepoint at starurchin.org>
> Subject: GPM + evdev = change in mouse behaviour?
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> I recently  changed the PROTOCOL in /etc/sysconfig/mouse  to evdev and
> was surprised  because it changed the  feel of the  gpm console mouse.
> The mouse is much more jittery  now - double clicking often causes the
> selection to jump up or down  a line and continuous clicking will make
> the selection wander up or down  the screen.  It's not fatal but it is
> annoying.
>
> Any  suggestions for making  the mouse  less jittery?   And how  is it
> possible for  evdev to change things  in this way?  I  assumed that it
> would just send the same events  to gpm as before, just by a different
> route internally, but it seems I was wrong.
>
> Regards,
>
> Jeremy Henty
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Cheers,
Lakshmipathi.G
www.giis.co.in



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