[clug] Small Installation of Gentoo

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Sun May 23 22:06:30 GMT 2004

On 23 May 2004, Rob <rob1 at mcauliffe.id.au> wrote:
> I'm trying to install Linux on a SPARCstation 4 and have discovered the 
> wonders of Gentoo Linux.  I like the philosophy.  I like the challenge 
> of basically controlling the whole install process.  I'm having a little 
> difficulty, however, with the fact that the SPARCstation 4 I've got only 
> has a 1G hard disk.... :-(
> Does anyone have any hints on how to get Gentoo smaller (in particular 
> how to restrict what an "emerge sync" downloads), or even on another 
> distro with similar updatability that will fit on this machine?

Maybe you have another machine that could act as an NFS server?

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