[Techtalk] customized installation

Mike kenziem at sympatico.ca
Mon Apr 24 06:50:25 EST 2006

On Tuesday 18 April 2006 6:46 pm, Carla Schroder wrote:
> Anyone have thoughts on which Linux lends itself the best to xTreme
> customization? I'm starting a howto series on building a Linux appliance.
> This is targeted at home/small business users, so the hardware can be any
> old PC, and it will do routing, firewalling, HTTP and DNS caching, and
> maybe cool stuff like a WAP, DHCP server, or what-have-you.

I play a lot with old hardware 

I often resort to slackware when I have a smaller older machine.  I've 
recently had some luck with Debian booting from floppy.  I did a uWoody 
install once but Eric is now recommending uGentoo instead since.  

There is also the RULE project


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