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On Sun, 29 Dec 2002 11:23, Matt Black wrote:
> <p><strong>Embedding Debian GNU/Linux in a 32MB CompactFlash.</strong>  Bao
> C. Ha describes in <a
> href="http://www.linuxdevices.com/articles/AT4540125636.html";>this
> article</a> the techniques he used to reduce a Debian install to less than
> 32MB.  Boa started with a Debootstrap created 121MB bootable Debian
> filesystem with VPN/firewall/router functionality.  By removing
> documentation and compressing the root filesystem using the cloop kernel
> module, Boa reduced the size to 27.6MB.  The resulting
> <a href="http://people.debian.org/~bao/";>CompactFlash image</a> is designed
> for the <a href="http://www.openbrick.org/";>OpenBrick</a>, a small hardware
> platform optimized for Open Source/Free Software solutions.</p>
> <p><strong>Debian 3.0r1 CD Images.</strong>  Steve McIntyre <a
> href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2002/debian-cd-200212/msg00177.html
>">announced</a> that he has created a set of CD images for updating from
> Debian 3.0 to 3.0r1. The images were originally made as two full CDs
> containing all 11 supported architectures, but upon <a
> href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-cd/2002/debian-cd-200212/msg00182.html
>">feedback</a> from Jason Andrade, Steve created separate CDs for each
> architecture. Although this will take up more disk space, it should be
> easier for users and also save bandwidth.</p>
> <p><strong>Cleaning up after messy packages.</strong>  Joey Hess was <a
> href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2002/debian-devel-200212/msg0150
>4.htm l">wandering around</a> in /etc and noticed a lot of mess left behind
> by package removals gone bad: dangling symlinks, abandonded directories and
> so on.  He came up with the idea of a Debian package that in its postrm
> checks for any bits of detritus left behind by other packages, and cleans
> it up.</p>

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