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Old 10-31-2010, 04:06 AM   #1
mikedavid00
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Looking for NON compressed SMALL command line Linux distro


Hey there,

We are having a lot of trouble with this.

We need a command line version of Linux like ttylinux. Any command line will do with the latest kernel. It should be around 50 megs.

But the problem is, all these small Linux versions are LiveCD or have a compressed file system.

We need a SMALL linux distro, that we can install UNCOMPRESSED (no squashfs etc) on a hard disk.

This is so simple I'm sure I'm missing something..

Thanks for the help..
 
Old 10-31-2010, 06:01 AM   #2
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50MB are really small, I don't know if you will find anything that fits into it, when it must be uncompressed. If you want to have one with the latest kernel I would look into a base install of Arch Linux, but it will use more space on your disk, or you fit a system to your needs with Linux from Scratch.
 
Old 10-31-2010, 01:02 PM   #3
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50MB are really small, I don't know if you will find anything that fits into it, when it must be uncompressed. If you want to have one with the latest kernel I would look into a base install of Arch Linux, but it will use more space on your disk, or you fit a system to your needs with Linux from Scratch.
Well I found the perfect distro called 'StiLaz' or something like that. They have a 15mb version WITH X Windows installed. Unfortunately, it's a Live CD. I need to write changes to the FS and reboot. Live CD isn't good for my needs. I wish there was a way I could just just convert a Live CD image to a 'normal' hdd install.
 
Old 10-31-2010, 01:14 PM   #4
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DSL is exactly 50 MB, and I don't think it is compressed:
http://www.damnsmalllinux.org/
 
  


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