Linaro embedded Linux distro?

Ricardo Salveti ricardo.salveti at linaro.org
Thu Mar 8 03:57:02 UTC 2012


On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 7:37 AM, Wookey <wookey at wookware.org> wrote:
> +++ Kalle Vahlman [2012-02-21 11:06 +0200]:
>> 2012/2/21 Amit Kucheria <amit.kucheria at linaro.org>
>> >
>> > > Well minimal is all I care... not buildroot. But I would expect it to
>> > > be < 20M in size. Does that make sense.... or am i speaking gibberish
>> > > :-) ?
>> > >
>> >
>> > Doesn't the nano flavour take care of this?
>>
>> Nano rootfs is 33M compressed tarball which expands to 95M.
>>
>> That's "small", not "embedded" ;)
>
> quite. You can get a debian-based distro down to about 56MB
> uncompressed: http://www.emdebian.org/grip/index.html (using the grip
> bloat-removal tools), or 90Mb without (corresponds to 'nano').

I guess something we can work on at the Nano image is to try to at
least use the same grip tools to make it at least a bit smaller.

Guess something we can work during 12.04, once we switch officially to
armhf and Ubuntu precise-based builds.

Thanks,
-- 
Ricardo Salveti de Araujo



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