Ramdisk trivial question

Jaap-Jan Boor jjboor at aimsys.nl
Mon Nov 24 22:01:36 EST 2003

Hi Gianfranco,

Isn't busybox a good option? A large part of your ramdisk
is filled with binaries and libraries (glibc is big)
which can be included in a single static binary (busybox)


On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 11:25, Ing.Gianfranco Morandi wrote:
> Dear friends,
> in our project we have always used the NFS to run linux over an 8260 custom
> board. Now since the activity is almost stable we have tried to build the
> root filesystem on ramdisk. Obviously we have followed all the main rules
> which are contained into several good books, but an important choice is
> always left to the user: " what are the components of filesystem?". The
> answer to this of course depend on several factors which are not the scope
> of this e-mail.
> The question is: The ELDK 2.01 package (which is currently being used in our
> system) is too large to be fitted into a ramdisk, while the minimum
> filesystem does not allow to be used in our midrange application. Does
> anybody have or can indicate where can we find an almost complete filesystem
> scheme (for instance based on the ELDK packages)?
> Any help would be apreciated
> Many thanks
> Gianfranco

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