[CentOS] Centos 4.x and embeded x86 (wrap, pcengines)

Tue Dec 5 22:11:04 UTC 2006
Oliver Schulze L. <oliver at samera.com.py>

Kevan Benson wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 December 2006 07:10, Daniel de Kok wrote:
> The higher end (48xx) Soekris box is a 586, and CentOS installs fine (PXE 
> booting is the easy route).  I can't comment on the WRAP boxes, I haven't 
> actually worked with one.
Thats correct, I'm planing buying an AMD Geode that is i586
> I think to actually get CentOS down that small there's a few RPMs you have to 
> force remove.  It makes upgrading anything a pain because you have to 
> manually add and force packages for install as well.
Will take this in mind, I was thinking upgrading with yum.
>> With lower-end hardware it is usually easier to go with a custom Busybox
>> setup. Busybox is small, and quite easy to set up.
> I would second this.  CentOS' dependencies are pretty complex and intermingled 
> when you get to a small set of installed RPMs.
I think I should get a 512MB flash memory, they are cheap these days and 
will help having
more .rpm installed.
I'm planning using it as a router, so I need:
- yum
- iptables
- ssh
- apache + php
- maybe mysql

Thanks Daniel and Kevan for the info

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