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Kernel Space: A Tiny Linux for the Embedded World

Oct 03, 2007, 20:15 (1 Talkback[s])
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"An announcement of the revival of linux-tiny, a set of patches aimed at reducing the footprint of the kernel, mainly for the embedded world, has led to a number of linux-kernel threads. The conversations range from the proper place for linux-tiny to reside to the removal of the enormous number of printk() strings in the kernel. They provide an interesting glimpse into the kernel development process.

"The linux-tiny project was started by Matt Mackall in December 2003 with the aim to 'collect patches that reduce kernel disk and memory footprint as well as tools for working on small systems...'"

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