Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Thomas Flavel <thomasfl@××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Python Probs
Date: Fri, 12 Jan 2001 11:33:31
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Python Probs by
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