Re: How I can shrinked the Knoppix to 512Mb Flash-USB, 256Mb, 128Mb, 100Mb...???
> Getting it under 512MB not difficult at all.
> What I did was transfer the CD image to a disk partition (using the
> 'tohd=' boot param)
Please explain in more detail about ('tohd=' boot param)
Whether you meant
dd if=/dev/cdrom of=/dev/hdaX
hdaX is the partition on HD created for remastering.
> and then boot from that (fromhd=, or boot using
Please explain in more detail. When booting the HD, the installed OS
will take control. Tks.
> as my NOTES at http://www/bcgreen.com/knoppix/ )
under which notes. TIA
> I then started with a list of packages and deleted anything that was
> clearly unnecessary to my interests (( in the instant case I was
> to put together a cd that could boot and copy into 380MB of RAM so
> the machine could be used as a DVD player using just a single DVD
> Once you shrink the size by enough then use the remastering tools to
> build a boot CD image, then butn and test the image. Rinse and
> as needed.
> In theory , you could store the current state of /ramdisk so as to
> preserve the state of deleted packages, but I found it easier to just
> keep a list of deleted packages, and change that until I had a set
> worked for me.
> In my case -- and because this was mostly intended as a single-use
> CD, I
> was able to delete kde and move to a more sparse manager like twm as
> desktop. If you're doing headless or text only work then you can get
> rid of X entirely and boot to runlevel 2 instead of 5.
> In my case, getting rid of KDE broke a number of packages which I was
> able to also include in my 'delete' list.
> dpkg --simulate --purge `cat remove_list`
> is a nice way to test whether a delete list is going to be usable.
> If the image isn't small enough then keep deleting until you're
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> > How I can shrinked the Knoppix to 512Mb Flash-USB, 256Mb, 128Mb,
> > And the specific question- My future some projects- using Knoppix
> > universal ROM module in the any hardware computers for control the
> > SPECIFIC apparature-
> > the interests to me is:
> > 1. Full control from any IR-TV-pults
> > 2. Full control for any-talk chat-program(I like using te Skype for
> linux. Its
> > really work witk Knoppix!!! questions to
> > 3. Using the Knoppix as universal decoder for any
> > 4. and more...
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