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    SubjectRe: The end of embedded Linux?
    Alan Cox <> writes:

    > On Wed, 2002-10-09 at 08:37, Alexander Kellett wrote:
    > > This talk of adeos reminds me of something that i'd
    > > "dreamed" of a while back. Whats the feasability of
    > > having a 70kb kernel that barely even provides support
    > > for user space apps and is basically just an hardware
    > > abstraction layer for "applications" that can be
    > > written as kernel modules?
    > Its called FreeDOS,

    A 70KB kernel without device drivers, or anything much compiled
    in is a reasonable target. The whole "applications as modules"
    thing is an entirely different animal.

    The initial complaint about the size growth of the
    Anything is better that 200+KB compressed as a minimal size.

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