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From: Heath Holcomb <liquidcable@...>
Subject: Re: FAQ / How To?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 12:32:23 -0600
I wrote the how-to.  I haven't built a system in several weeks, so portage has 
changed a bit (and ebuilds).  I plan on updating the how-to in a week or two, 
if I discover new problems (looks like there are some).

-- 
heath holcomb
liquidcable at bulah.com
www.bulah.com

On Monday 23 January 2006 12:28, Dennis Taylor wrote:
> Having followed the other link to
> http://www.bulah.com/embedded-guide.html, which seems to be more up to
> date, am still having problems.  At step 3 I get the following response.
>
> clwsapp07 root # ROOT=/embedded_rootfs emerge -K uclibc
> Calculating dependencies
> !!! There are no packages available to satisfy: "uclibc"
> !!! Either add a suitable binary package or compile from an ebuild.
>
> I thought all the previous steps went OK.  Even some of the workarounds
> seem to no longer be needed.  Any ideas?
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: Joshua ChaitinPollak [mailto:jpollak@...]
> Sent: Friday, January 20, 2006 11:16 AM
> To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To?
>
>
> This is what I use:
>
> http://www.bulah.com/embeddedgentoo.html
>
> My installation is 6 mb, since I'm installing into 32 mb, I haven't
> tried too hard to pair it down. I'm installing on Soekris net4526
> boards. Keep in mind there are somethings you can do after you build you
> filesystem with Gentoo to make the install even smaller:
>
> Remove /usr/include
> Remove all .keep files
> Audit the rest of the file system for unnecessary files, expecially /etc
> and /var
>
> I have a series of scripts I've written to automate the process
> described in the above howto, and I would like to publish them shortly,
> but please don't hold your breath. :)
>
> -Josh
>
> On Jan 20, 2006, at 10:55 AM, Dennis Taylor wrote:
>
>
> 	I have tried various ways of building a root fs with uClibc, but
> to no avail.  I have monitored this list long enough to know that
> someone out there has done it.  I need to do it for and X86 target that
> must fit in about 1.5 MB of flash that gets copied to RAM and started.
>
>
> 	The "out of the box" configuration I linked to from the uClibc
> site fails in various ways.  I like the Gentoo way of doing things, but
> the HOWTO link I saved a while back does not work.
>
> 	Any pointers to documents that would help me succeed would be
> greatly appreciated.
>
> 	Dennis Taylor

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