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Re: setup filesystem requires and minimal system



On Wed, 2007-11-14 at 16:37 +0100, Patrice Dumas wrote:
> More fundamentaly it is not clear to me whether some packages
> that are special, for example the kernel, glibc, util-linux, rpm... itself
> are necessary or not. I don't have personnally a need for such a 
> minimal fedora based install, but I ask because other may like to have 
> it.

So, yes. You need a linux kernel to boot. You need something which
provides libc. If you want it to be Fedora, it needs to have rpm.
util-linux (or its equivalent functionality) is necessary if you want
expected UNIX functionality (like kill, mount, etc).

~spot


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