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Re: Embedded NetBSD Install

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On Thu, Oct 21, 2004 at 03:13:36PM -0700, Loren M. Lang wrote:
> I'm looking at replacing Linux used on an embedded device we are selling
> with NetBSD, mostly for licensing reason.  This is a more high-end
> embedded device with an AMD 586 running apache and php for it's
> interface to the world.  It uses compact flash for it's hard drive.  The
> default install of NetBSD using the installer and sets provided I think
> is over 100 megs, maybe like 300 if I'm right.  My question is how do
> people install NetBSD on small foot prints like in under 8 megs?  Do
> they just pick and choice from the base sets what they need or are there
> already put together sets for building small system?  I can probably
> remove what I don't need, but I was curious if there is an easier way.
> Secondly, the host system is Linux right now.  I was thinking I could
> just copy what I need to the Flash card using a reader attached to the
> linux system, but how do I partition/disklabel and format the drive.
> I'm not sure if linux supports disklabel, but I don't think it can
> format UFS, not to mention load the BSD bootloader.  Is there an easy
> way to do this or do I need to install a NetBSD system somewhere?
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