Ing. Ernesto Pérez Estévez a écrit : > 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. >> >> Regards > > 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 > Pretty same embedded system:: on a C3 1Ghz, 512 Mb of ram (256 for system memory and 256 in "ramdisk" to use /var and /tmp in read/write mode) and a 512Mb CF: The way to minimize is like other distro: rm -rf /usr/share/doc :) And of course, vanish yum, and install apt-get :) > 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. > > regards > epe You can slim a Centos to .. 300Mo, it's working fine and let you about 215Mo for archiving and update features (glibc is the worst package to update :-/ ) At last, you can have a graphical desktop (xfce or a gnome desktop) in 512Mo i think, but maybe the manpages will be delete too. Regards js.