stripping down lfs

Eric Miller miller.eric.t at gmail.com
Wed Jun 23 18:59:52 PDT 2010


checking out tinycore now....looks very promising, thanks.

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 8:51 PM, Smartboy <smartboyathome at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Eric Miller <miller.eric.t at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > im not familiar with busybox...it doesn't look like a stand alone distro,
> > but rather a rollup of basic linux essentials in one package.
> >
> > so, you guys are suggesting that i put busybox on a stripped down LFS
> system
> > and rock out with that?
> >
> > yes the .dd images (there are two of them to choose from) will be on the
> > live CD as well.
> >
> > I still am unclear on how to determine smartly what I can strip.....
> >
> > I'm building another LFS now to use as a base....
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 7:55 PM, Mike McCarty <
> Mike.McCarty at sbcglobal.net>
> > wrote:
> >>
> >> Eric Miller wrote:
> >> > hey all...haven't been here since 2002 lolz.
> >> >
> >> > I'm hoping to build a stripped down LFS to use on a livecd that will
> do
> >> > one
> >> > thing only:  present the user with a simple scripted text menu, and
> then
> >> > (based on the menu input) .dd an image to a usb thumb drive.
> >>
> >> You might consider using busybox.
> >> You could "unmaster" the LiveCD, and then strip the image down to
> >> just what you need, install busybox, then remaster it.
> >>
> >> Mike
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> I would actually suggest looking at the tinycore linux project to see
> if you can find a list of packages it includes. They managed to create
> a minimal CLI system which only takes up 10MBs of space. In fact, this
> might be a faster approach since they have good docs on how to modify
> it to do what you want. :)
>
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