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RE: Debian From Scratch: How Low Can You Go?

> Is there is a possibility for using the Debian
> distribution for creating Linux routers?
> - How low can anyone go?
> - Has someone tried to use the debian distribution
>   for diskless linux routers (< 5 Mbytes).
> - Any URL, documentation, or does this idea not
>   sound at all?

so let's look at what gets installed.  /usr/share/doc can just be deleted as
can a few others.  A few of the packages installed by the installer are not
truly needed.  In fact just using base itself would get you where you need to
be with only minor twiddling.  However once you start down this path you have
lost all of Debian's advantages because the packaging system is no longer

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