Re: free/commercial distribution for linux appliance

From: os moma (os-moma_at_email.no)
Date: 02/25/04


Date: Wed, 25 Feb 2004 16:42:58 +0100

Vinay wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to create a Linux appliance out of a system having a PIII
> processor, 128 MB Flash drive and 128 MB RAM. The appliance will not
> have a hardrive though. Apart from the base modules, the system needs
> networking module in order to communicate through the serial ports. I
> also plan to install PERL and/or Java and execute scripts on the
> appliance. Which mini free/commercial distribution will be most
> suitable for the above system? Also, where can I obtain documentation
> to build such a system? Thank you for your time.

Hello,

I've heard of these gadgets with flash-memory and Linux
  http://www.lart.tudelft.nl
  http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~pleb

Check also pointers to "small and micro Linux resources" in
http://www.futuredesktop.org/#distrolist

Or maybe http://www.linuxfromscratch.org

All the best,

// os moma
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    :)