Has anybody put together a tiny distro for PPC?

Jerry Van Baren vanbaren_gerald at si.com
Wed Jul 10 01:40:58 EST 2002

See Wolfgang Denk's embedded linux development kit:


At 11:07 AM 7/9/2002 -0400, Dave Strout wrote:

>Well, things are going well here with my project to get linux + some
>custom apps on a custom, but very walnut-like, ppc platform.  I have a
>2.4 kernel + initrd booting on my walnut, the custom software works fine
>on PPC, and I have a BDI2000 + bdiGDB JTAG debugger on order.  As soon
>as the debugger shows up, I plan on getting PPCBoot running, but in the
>mean time, I'm working out what the final package will look like.
>To that end, I was wondering if anybody has put together a very small
>distro that's suitable for an initrd?  I'm thinking of something like
>one of the linux-on-a-floppy sized distros (linux router project is one
>I used in the past), but cross-compiled for PPC?
>If not, I'll try to put mine up when it's done, but I thought I'd ask.......

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