Paring down a FreeBSD system for flash drive use ?
Chad R. Larson
chad at DCFinc.com
Wed Jun 16 02:10:08 GMT 2004
On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 09:04:28PM -0700, Joe Schmoe wrote:
> Murray Taylor <murraytaylor at bytecraftsystems.com> wrote:
> Google for minibsd
> I have used miniBSD as a firewall box on an Advantech WEB-2143
> quite successfully
Another thing to consider is that the FreeBSD 4.x kernel is quite a
bit bigger than in the old days. Bloat seems like entropy,
inevitable without constant care. Since most embedded systems are
not going to need SMP, nor the advanced virtual memory systems (no
disk--no swap), you might rather build your system starting with
perhaps a 2.2.8 system.
Chad R. Larson (CRL15) 602-953-1392 Brother, can you paradigm?
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