linuxbios and bochs

Stefan Reinauer stepan at
Tue Jun 10 12:06:00 CEST 2003

* Brian G. Rhodes <bgr at> [030610 17:49]:
> The initrd is 3MB uncompressed.  I require a few utilities (bash, echo,
> mount, tar, and umount).

Some of the stuff is probably implemented in busybox, which is a lot
smaller than bash, mount, umount,... 
Also, using dietlibc or uclibc might give you quite a win. Static
binaries compiled with those are often smaller than dynamic glibc
Best regards,
  Stefan Reinauer
Architecture Team
    SuSE Linux AG

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