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Re: Google sumer of code, need a DD

MarioDebian wrote:
> On 5/5/06, Petter Reinholdtsen <pere@hungry.com> wrote:
>> [Mario]
>> > TCOS is a new method to build an embedded debian based thin client
>> > operating system. Similar to PXES but using debian kernel and
>> > binaries.
>> >
>> > More info about project:
>> > http://soleup.eup.uva.es/mediawiki/index.php/TCOS/en
>> How is this proposal different from the LTSP muekow packages currently
>> in Debian and Ubuntu?
> LTSP starts terminal booting first a minimal system that mount rest of
> system by nfs, TCOS is like PXES, because terminal use a bigger init
> image and use local apps, with this it's posible to reduce network
> bandwich and use _same_ kernel and binaries than debian or ubuntu
> distro (no need to patch kernel or special pakages)
> Muekow create a debootstrap chroot and serve it with nfs with a lot of
> things that terminal don't need. Terminal need only some binaries and
> his linked libraries TCOS have only binaries and libs (based on info
> of ldd) and some conf files.
> Simple muekow could be 300-400 Mb, TCOS uses 5-15 [*] Mb of "extras"
> binaries
> [*] Depends what things we want to support (sound, usb, discover, etc..)

So more like flashybrid ?

Finn-Arne Johansen
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