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How hard it is to make Red Hat like embedded Linux (Monta Vista/Timesys)?

Started by GS July 28, 2005
I would like to make Red hat Linux like Embedded Linux (Monta Vista/
Timesys) and load onto PowerPc platform, Does anybody tried this. Also
How hard it is?. Thanks.

"GS" <globalswamy@hotmail.com> wrote in message 
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>I would like to make Red hat Linux like Embedded Linux (Monta Vista/ > Timesys) and load onto PowerPc platform, Does anybody tried this. Also > How hard it is?. Thanks.
That depends on what you mean by "like Embedded Linux". It's not that hard to create a Linux system that will boot up and start an application program without any user being "logged" in by using the normal init.d script files. If that's all you want, you already have it. Norm
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 06:43:59 -0700, GS wrote:

> I would like to make Red hat Linux like Embedded Linux (Monta Vista/ > Timesys) and load onto PowerPc platform, Does anybody tried this. Also > How hard it is?. Thanks.
There's a book, Building Embedded Linux Systems, that might help: www.embeddedtux.org -- Remove _rem_ before replying by email.
GS wrote:
> I would like to make Red hat Linux like Embedded Linux (Monta Vista/ > Timesys) and load onto PowerPc platform, Does anybody tried this. Also > How hard it is?. Thanks. >
The PeeWee Linux project has created an embedded Linux distro based on RedHat 6.2 (yes, 6.2!). The project's site is http://peeweelinux.com/. The project seems to have largely gone stale, although people are still using it. If you dig through the list archives, you can find instructions on updating to 2.4 kernels and stuff like that. good luck, Jonathan