only critical packages in minimal installation
Rui Miguel Seabra
rms at 1407.org
Thu Jun 3 10:21:24 UTC 2004
On Wed, 2004-06-02 at 11:19 -0600, Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:
> At 07:38 5/28/2004, William Hooper wrote:
> >Michael said:
> > > This is pretty high on my b**** list. Couldn't we see some work done on
> > > creating a real minimal install?
> >Sure, get to work.
> About 15 of us already did: please see the archives of the "fedora-minimal"
> list on my server at simpaticus.com.
> You can also see a brief description of the results in the initial sections
> of my alpha-stage "Small Netserver HOWTO" document , which I can never
> seem to get quite finished. The short version of the story is that we
> managed to knock down FC1 to about 385MB of disk space without losing *any*
> real functionality. Text mode only, of course. If we had access to some
> choices like leaving the documentation out of many packages, we could
> probably get close to 300MB.
There's rpm --excludepath -Fvh bla.rpm
It may help.
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