[lug] lightweight linux distributions
Bill_Jarosko at adc.com
Tue Oct 24 10:44:35 MDT 2000
You could also try peanut at http://www.ibiblio.org/peanut/ .
They claim 148 Megs installed, with a 48MB download.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: cool at eklektix.com [mailto:cool at eklektix.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 24, 2000 10:35 AM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> Subject: Re: [lug] lightweight linux distributions
> You might want to take a look at Tiny Linux:
> I haven't used it personally, so I can't endorse it, but the
> goals of the project are to have a Linux that runs well on just
> the kind of hardware you are using.
> Good luck!
> Liz Coolbaugh (for the LWN team)
> cool at lwn.net
> On Tue, Oct 24, 2000 at 10:19:23AM -0600, Atkinson, Chip wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I've been trying to install KRUD on an old 486 with a 240M disk.
> > Unfortunately I'm having a bit of trouble paring it down
> enough to get it
> > installed. I did get RH 5.0 on it once and am now trying
> to upgrade. My
> > idea was to select another smaller distribution, but upon
> looking at those
> > available, there are so many that I don't know where to
> begin. Does anyone
> > have a preferred small linux distribution?
> > I want to use the machine to dial out over modem on one
> side and forward
> > traffic to a lan. I know about the linux router project.
> Does anyone have
> > any opinions about this distribution? Am I better off
> spending the time
> > with KRUD and iterating through until I get it right, or is
> it better to
> > spend the time up front to get a smaller distribution (e.g.
> LRP) going?
> > Thanks in advance for your help.
> > Chip
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