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Old 02-28-2010, 04:17 AM   #1
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Smile Busybox


Hi guys, I have just started with linux/unix and I was wondering how could you make busybox boot?

I was just wondering.

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Old 02-28-2010, 04:25 AM   #2
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I don't understand the purpose of your question.

Busybox is a compact binary file that amalgamates many traditional unix tools into a single program, including a shell. It's often used for recovery purposes because a single statically linked binary file can serve as a whole toolbox. I have no idea on what do you mean by "boot busybox".
 
Old 02-28-2010, 03:49 PM   #3
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compile in init to busybox and have the kernel spawn it as the init process
 
Old 03-01-2010, 02:30 AM   #4
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compile in init to busybox and have the kernel spawn it as the init process
ok, thanks

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Old 03-01-2010, 02:31 AM   #5
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I don't understand the purpose of your question.

Busybox is a compact binary file that amalgamates many traditional unix tools into a single program, including a shell. It's often used for recovery purposes because a single statically linked binary file can serve as a whole toolbox. I have no idea on what do you mean by "boot busybox".
I meant how do you compile it.
 
  


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