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Re: How to build a new distribution

On Wed, Mar 07, 2001 at 12:06:31PM -0800, Nitin Kakkar wrote:
> Hi
>   We have a linux port for our properatory hardware.  The overall package
> includes  our  kernel, device drivers and some utilities. I want to have a
> customize distribution where we can boot our kernel from cd and installs
> this distributionfrom a cd.  Basically its like a special distribution of
> Linux.
> Can any body tell me how can i do this. Are there any tools available which
> can help me in building a distribution?

Pick your favorite distribution and recompile the packages for your
architecture. For those packages where you have code changes, rebuild
them with your changes. I know RPM allows you to do this.