Need some hints on embedding my LFS

Rainer Peter Feller Rainer-Peter.Feller at
Fri Aug 18 03:23:56 PDT 2006

On Fri, 2006-08-18 at 21:21 +1200, steve crosby wrote:
> On 8/18/06, Nico Berndt <groups at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > To give a little more information about what I aim for:
> > I want to keep one complete system that I can use for building my
> > binaries and transfer them to the small system wich should contain
> > something like tiny-X-server, since I depend on accelerated graphics
> > that my hardware won't provide using a framebuffer.
> >
> If your embedded system will not be compiling anything, you can remove
> the following as a start, which is a big chunk.
> /usr/include
> autoconf
> automake
> gcc
> You can also remove all the info, doc and man pages if you want.
> The best way to deal with this problem is to review each application
> that is installed by LFS, and decide if you need it or not. If not,
> use the installed programs section of each package to determine what
> to remove (or better yet use one of the package management hints to
> get a more accurate list during the build process)
> When you've done all that, use man to decide if whats left is required
> - things that can be removed easily if you don't need them are gawk,
> perl, make, etc.
> With additional packages installed for a dedicated firewall, I have a
> CD-booting LFS based system + extras down to 25Mb (without X)

you can also delete {all}.a (static librarys)

CUH Rainer Peter Feller

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