minimal install is too big

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Oct 5 01:15:03 PDT 2007

> specs if I could get the general system small enough.
> The minimal install of FreeBSD as from the developers is about 130MB.
> I want to get something working on a 8MB flash. (For those curious,
> it's a ethernet NAS device)

compressed kernel (well stripped) <1.5MB
loader etc 300kB
libs - ca 2MB

4MB for programs. should fit.

if not, and there is enough ram, use mfsroot.gz so everything gets 
compressed and you could have about 16-20MB of binaries.

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