[CentOS-devel] Using Centos as embedded linux.
"Ing. Ernesto Pérez Estévez"
centos at ecualinux.com
Fri Jan 11 18:59:00 UTC 2008
Vishak V. Kurup wrote:
> Thank you...Daneil and John...
> My device configuration is as follows.
> CPU : intel Celeron M 1.60 Ghz
> DIMM : W/DDR 1GB ECC
> IDE(Primary Master) : Compact Flash (1 GB)
> IDE(Primary Master) : Compact Flash (256 GB)
> My confusion is that if it is possible to customize the CentOS for my application.
I have installed centos-3 in a mini ITX with 256MB /RAM and 1GB CF (I
was unable to find the 256GB one).. minimal install and then reduced
further the disk usage. I customized it for our streaming customers
(darkice+a heavily reduced centos). Text only
I have been thinking to slim centos by recompiling every RPM without the
docs and several other tricks to make it less fatter.. of course it wont
be the real centos but some sort of reduced copy.
BTW, I found that debian was easier to install in such a hardware and
set aside my plans to reduce CentOS size.. but maybe one day I will get
back to it.
Ing. Ernesto Pérez Estévez
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