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Re: xterminal

klaus@calis.han.de writes:

> Hello Debian Developers,
> first of all thanks to everybody for providing me with this absolutely
> _outstanding_ distribution. I started with Linux in october '97 with buying a
> debian 1.3.1 CD at j.f.lehmanns and I'm very satisfied with it ever since. 
> (Upgraded to hamm recently.)
> Now why I am writing...
> I extracted a _very_ small Linux-System out of my hamm to be installed on
> a server as the root-filesystem for x-terminals. Without X-Server and
> Kernel it is about 1.5 MB. With both less than 4MB. (Uncompressed)
> Ask me for details.
> (Maybe I should discuss my approach with some Linux-Pro's?)
> Now I would like to know if there is anybody interested in me making a
> special root-filesystem-for-xterminal.deb package out of it?
> I would have to work on some install-scripts and find a way to provide the
> xterminal with the right XF86Config, the right server and a kernel.
> Maybe setting up /etc/bootptab and assisting on making a netbootable-kernel
> and bootrom-image (using netboot).
> In the end it could be a simple package to set up xterminals on a server.
> Is there a need for something like that? Maybe someone else working on that?
> Have fun!
> Klaus

Any change to download the image? I'm certainly intrested in it.

May the Source be with you.

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