How to doc available?
mikel.king at olivent.com
Tue Jul 28 00:56:39 UTC 2009
On Jul 27, 2009, at 7:05 PM, Chris Rees wrote:
> 2009/7/27 Mikel King <mikel.king at olivent.com>:
>> Anyone know of a good tutorial for making a system on a USB key in
>> space? I have a project that requires enough of running system with
>> and php5 to do some network magick. I would like to keep the thing
>> 512MB but if that is not feasible then I'll shoot for whatever the
>> I can get away with.
>> Thanks, in advance.
> I'm going to try to answer your question rather than tell you you're
> wrong. It's possible, and not difficult.
> Option 1) I'm pretty sure a default install of FreeBSD covers a little
> less than 640 MB; have you just tried that?
> [chris at amnesiac]/usr% df -h /
> Filesystem Size Used Avail Capacity Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s1a 421M 203M 185M 52% /
> [chris at amnesiac]/usr% du -hc /boot/xboxkern.0/
> 112M /boot/xboxkern.0/
> 112M total
> [chris at amnesiac]/usr% du -hc bin include lib sbin share games libdata
> 292M share/doc
> 428M total
> [chris at amnesiac]/usr%
> So, excluding /usr/share/doc, and /boot/xboxkern.0 (a leftover from
> when amnesiac was an xbox), my install with no ports etc is
> ~203-112=91MB for /, 428-292=136MB for /usr, plus /var and /tmp (both
> minimal if properly managed and trimmed) makes <~250 MB; way less than
> the 500 MB specified. You could probably even install Apache on that!
> If I've missed anything glaringly obvious, please correct me
> Option 2) Try http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/nanobsd/
Thank you for your detailed answer. Most appreciated as is the URL to
nanobsd so that I can RTFM...
More information about the freebsd-questions