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From: Thomas Flavel <thomasfl@...>
Subject: Re: Re: Python Probs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 18:34:08 +0000 (GMT)
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001 drobbins@g.o wrote:

> > > console-based Linux system".  If someone needs a "stripped sys" (for a special
> > > project), it's easy enough to remove the packages that aren't needed (or use a
> > 
> > That reminds me, what kind of minium size are we looking at here? I
> > would very much like to get gentoo running on my hand held pc, which has
> > a mere 32Mb ram and no other disks (I can't afford any ;) - eventually
> > it will go into rom, but is it feasible to make a tiny image of a system
> > to fit into that? du estimates please :)
> 
> Do you have an x86 handheld pc?  The base system won't fit within 32Mb; getting
> it to fit would require some serious stripping down and a few tricks.

Hitachi SH3 - I was wondering for the future :)

I wasn't aware there are any x86 hand held pcs? I would have though the
power requirements would be too high?

> > Also I was wondering if there was going to be a "recovery disk"
> > (although I'm more than happy to use the boot cd)?
> 
> We're moving towards being a CD-based distribution and have no immediate plans
> to create a 1.44Mb bootable recovery disk.

Ok, that's good. I didn't like floppies anyway ;)

- Tom


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