Jerry Geis wrote: > I have found this link http://owlriver.com/tips/tiny-centos > for installing centos on a minimal system. I am looking at putting > centos on a 1 GIG flash drive. The above page talks about removing > packages > after install to attain the small size. > > however, I am getting blocked at the install page about not enough > room to install. > All I have selected is the base package. nothing else. > > Is there a way to install "less thank" base... I tried to option off > items in the base package > but the last message I got was about 1044 was my packages size... > > Anyone have suggestions or have tried to install on a small device. > THanks, uClinux, busybox, and use a combination of flashfs (r/o, highly compressed) and jffs2 (r/w) and you'll have most of that 1GB flash available for applications (I've run a system based on this mix on hardware with 16MB ram and 8MB flash and had freespace). yes, you'll be rolling your own going this way.