[lug] Partitioning for 500mb installation

Michael J. Pedersen marvin at netinfra.net
Sat Nov 13 16:32:16 MST 1999

On Sat, Nov 13, 1999 at 01:43:15AM -0700, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> As far as minimum packages, you probably should just go through the list
> from "rpm -qa | sort" and any that you don't think you'll need, just
> nuke.  You probably won't want compilers, sources (even kernel), and
> X on there, for example.

I can agree on not having X.  Compilers, though, are nearly essential, since
you will (very likely) either want (or need) to recompile your kernel.
However, download the latest kernel sources from ftp.kernel.org, rather than
installing the kernel packages.  You'll be happier in the long run.

Michael J. Pedersen
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