Tiny Linux

Andre nospam at spam.net
Sat Jun 12 11:28:03 PDT 2004

Look at the following link:

It may not seem applicable, but if you look at page 21 and up, you will find
an example of an overly minimal linux install. This is only a starting point
since I had to add a couple of bins/libs in order to boot without any

I am now running a trimmed down LFS5.0 from this diskonchip with full usb,
networking (including ssl/ssh), in under 34MB installation footprint.

It is best to create a seperate partition, and backup your LFS before doing
anything ;-)

People who are organized are too lazy
to look for things - [unknown]
=====LFS registered user #12491=====

"Aron Reid" <Aron-J-Reid at Rogers.com> wrote in message
news:001301c4509e$bd83e8d0$8600a8c0 at arondesktop...
> Well, I don't mean it has to be 5MB, I'm looking at a limit of probably
> too 200 mb's, just wondering what packages are useless for just running
> Apache, there is such a long list, I'm sure of a few, I wouldn't need
> editors like vi, but aside from that I'm not sure what I can do without?
> Thanks Again;
> Aron R.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ronald Hummelink" <maillist at hummelink.xs4all.nl>
> To: "LFS Support List" <lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org>
> Sent: Saturday, June 12, 2004 3:43 AM
> Subject: Re: Tiny Linux
> > Aron Reid wrote:
> >
> > >Hello, while reading the book I noted that LFS has gotten a small tiny
> Linux to work at around 5MB, I am interested in just running a PHP server
> based off Apache with the smallest install possible.  Would anyone happen
> know what packages I would need to install to accomplish this?
> > >
> > >Thank You;
> > >Aron R.
> > >
> > >
> > You'd need to build quite a lot,and then take only the binaries and
> > libraries it needs to run... there is no way to "just install some
> > packages and have just 5 mb used"
> >
> > Ronald
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