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> Question - Make Bootable Image Of Tiny Linux
scottlfa
post Dec 29 2007, 06:56 PM
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Is it possible to make a bootable image of this for the flash (nand)? If it could boot from the same kernel as 2ro0's then it would make the perfect companion too the distro. With tweaking it would make a grand emergency recovery option for those Z's running debian.

Ideally if it could be the rootfs, flashed along with 2ro0's kernel. Bootable from the mtd like pdaxrom etc ... I ramble smile.gif

May require kernel tweaking ... its 2.4.20 as it present base.

Just an idea smile.gif
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judecn
post Dec 30 2007, 09:44 PM
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I think it's theoretically possible, but the software for that distro seems...dated (2005-ish). I think you could install OpenZaurus or Angstrom or Debian and get the same software packages (or equivalent replacements--I'm not sure any of them still have Netscape as a package, for example smile.gif). Angstrom is close to producing a stable release, and its default install is pretty small (~20 MB?) if you get the console image.

Personally, I run Debian EABI off of a 4 GB SDHC card, but I boot Angstrom on internal Flash as a backup.
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