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Re: NetBSD on embedded devices
This looks quite similar to what the OP wants. Although I'm not sure of the
licensing issues.

Utkarsh Anand

On Jun 4, 2017 23:47, "Emmanuel Dreyfus" <> wrote:

> Thor Lancelot Simon <> wrote:
> > One key idea that may help you is not mine -- it's due to Matt Thomas.
> It is
> > the idea of, making an *additional* bunch of sets files specifying
> > exactly and only the parts of the system you need.  Then install those
> > (embedbase.txt, embedetc.tgz, etc.) rather than base, etc, and so forth.
> > That will give you a simple, maintainable way to build a NetBSD that
> > does what you need, is still a coherent whole rather than a pile of
> > disjoint "system packages", and is much smaller.
> One interesting feature is also to crunchgen(1) binaries to reduce
> memory footprint, which is interesting when booting a kernel with
> ramdisk. It works nicely, but is not documented very much.
> --
> Emmanuel Dreyfus

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