Re: 2.4.X kernel
On Sun, Oct 26, 2008 at 9:27 AM, Brendan Sleight <email@example.com>
2008/10/26 Tzafrir Cohen Wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 07:41:52PM -0300, Maximiliano Marin Bustos wrote:
>> I'm creating a minimalist distribution which it can runs on an old machine
>> with 64 mb RAM and a core Intel Petium I. My distro will starts a web
> Won't a live CD waste memory by using ramdisk to store files (at leastYep - I can recommend this method.
> changes)? I assume that your disk space is not that limited. If so, you
> can also use some swap to ease the burdon.
A while ago, before Debian-live, I modified a Debian based, liveCD, to
use disk space as RAM - so the liveCD could run in RAM (if this is not
I managed to get a 486 with 12Mb to boot. It ran a photo slide show
(inside a photo frame), could also browse but was slow ~ 2 minutes to
display a page.
Something like... If RAM<X && BOOTPARAMETER; mount (BOOTPARAMETER)
/dev/shm. Where BOOTPARAMETER was a partition already formatted a s
Hope this helps,
Thanks for the answers!! I'll make test with a recompiled 2.6 kernel with minimal functions and i'll think about swap space.
Now, my question is: Which option i must modify if i want use an own compiled kernel?