On Thu, 2006-05-04 at 18:19 +0100, Colm Buckley wrote:
> On 4 May 2006, at 18:09, Colm MacCarthaigh wrote:
> > On Thu, May 04, 2006 at 05:57:24PM +0100, Declan Moriarty wrote:
>> >> My mean & lean LFS is well under 2 Gigs before Data. It can be kept
> >> below 500MB by using uClibc instead of Glibc. Distributions typically
> >> come out around 4 Gigs with some amount of redundant stuff aboard.
>> > Try dividing your figures by 10. A minimal install of ubuntu for
> > example
> > occupies as little as 300 Meg, with glibc.
>These are not minimal sizes, but 'what you want' sizes. 1.5 Gigs
includes All documentation, X, OO, Firefox, many and varied libraries,
and any number of specialist applications that I chose.
> You can only get it that low if you have a degree.
:-). If you want really low, beat Tomsrtbt on 1722k with scsi, pcmcia,
nic drivers. Many utilities rewritten in Lua. He excelled himself and
released an El Torito cd at 2.88 MB that must have the kitchen sink
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