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Old 06-24-2013, 04:49 PM   #1
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Where to obtain a file system to start with


Let's say I want to embedded Linux system, so will need a root file system to start with and customize it to be most optimized for the storage space. So where and how do I obtain a file system to start with?

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Sounds like you should check out "Linux from scratch" which is about building your own linux distro from source.
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If you use a full install dvd you can pick through all available packages and only put on the ones you want.
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Also, take a look at OpenEmbedded. It's a nice framework for creating a system from the filesystem up.
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I think the most used tool for creating embedded Linux versions is Buildroot:


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