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Author: Hendrik Boom
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] OT: Wanted: small linux iso with rsync
On Wed, Mar 22, 2023 at 04:05:19PM -1000, Joel Roth via Dng wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 22, 2023, aitor wrote:
> >
> > Did you know Buildroot? It's a collection of scripts that generates tiny images ~10 MiB sized:
> >
> > https://buildroot.org/
> >
> > According to the official documentation:
> >
> > "Buildroot is able to generate a cross-compilation toolchain, a root
> > filesystem, a Linux kernel image and a bootloader for your target. Buildroot
> > can be used for any combination of these options, independently (you can for
> > example use an existing cross-compilation toolchain, and build only your
> > root filesystem with Buildroot)."
> Looks interesting, I'll see about fooling around after I get
> the target system fixed. I'd been using lilo to boot, but
> managed to break it. Doesn't look like any rescue disks
> these days have it, so now to install some kind of grub.

I remember an elilo, which seemed to be a modernisation of lilo.
You might check if that's still available.

-- hendrik