help with condensing bsd

Adam Vande More amvandemore at
Fri Sep 8 16:28:57 UTC 2017

On Fri, Sep 8, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Littlefield, Tyler <tyler at>

> All:
> I wish to create a smaller BSD as I have a vps with a minimal amount of
> space. I know that I can buildworld and cut a lot of things out (does
> anyone have a good example from where to start)?
> My question is this: Once I buildworld and buildkernel, how do I package
> these up? I have a few systems that need this new buildworld and
> buildkernel, and i also want to replace the base iocage jail.

You may wish to investigate tools like picobsd or nanobsd.  There are other
ways to accomplish this of course, but those tools worked at least at one
point.  I haven't tried them recently.


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