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From: "Dennis Taylor" <Dennis_T1@...>
Subject: RE: Suitable Email Client - was FAQ / How To?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 16:24:38 -0500
It must be the email client.  Please do not flame me, but for email, I
am stuck with MS Windows.  Does anyone have a suggestion of a client
that I can put on Windows to enable me to comply with this very
reasonable request?


-----Original Message-----
From: solar [mailto:solar@g.o] 
Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 4:21 PM
To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
Subject: RE: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To?

Please stop creating a brand new thread for every post when it's really
a RE: to an existing thread. If it's your email client doing it then
please install a functional one.


On Mon, 2006-01-23 at 15:45 -0500, Dennis Taylor wrote:
> Well, I blew that one.  I decided to start over just in case I had 
> missed something.  Unfortunately, I failed to umount portage before I 
> did rm -rf on the staging area.  Now, I do not have /usr/portage.  
> Some days are like that. :-(
> 
> Does anyone know if it is possible to recover just portage without 
> starting all over?
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Heath Holcomb [mailto:liquidcable@...]
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 1:32 PM
> To: gentoo-embedded@g.o
> Subject: Re: [gentoo-embedded] FAQ / How To?
> 
> 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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> gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list
> 
> 
> 
> 
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