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Date:      Tue, 2 Jul 2002 21:11:53 +0800
From:      Eugene Grosbein <>
To:        Manuel Kasper <>
Cc:        freebsd-small@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Guide to reducing FreeBSD (a.k.a miniBSD :)
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201c22194$171e66e0$8c7da8c0@CNMKA>; from on Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 08:45:39AM +0200
References:  <000201c22194$171e66e0$8c7da8c0@CNMKA>

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On Tue, Jul 02, 2002 at 08:45:39AM +0200, Manuel Kasper wrote:

> I've just finished my guide on how to strip FreeBSD of "unnecessary"
> things without going as minimalistic as e.g. PicoBSD. I wanted something
> in between a FreeBSD "minimal" install (which still takes up about 80
> MB) and PicoBSD. If you're interested, it's available on

Great work!

Btw, you can save some space of /bin and /sbin - commands residing here
are built static by defaut. That's unnesessary and you can get
shared binaries using echo 'NOSHARED=yes' >>/etc/make.conf and rebuilding.


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