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From: Michael <mycroes@...>
Subject: Re: Suitable Email Client - was FAQ / How To?
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2006 22:36:52 +0100
I think Thunderbird would do... Good question you asked btw!
Greetings,

Michael

Dennis Taylor wrote:

>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
>>>      
>>>
>>--
>>gentoo-embedded@g.o mailing list
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>    
>>
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>solar <solar@g.o>
>Gentoo Linux
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