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Re: [ttylinux:153] [RFC]download http://www.ttylinux.org/Test/ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 9:07 AM, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
> Please don't email me if you are emailing the group, because
> I am a group member and I get two emails when you do that.

I am sorry. I will.
> harryxiyou wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:35 AM, Douglas Jerome <[email protected]> wrote:
>>> See my comments below, in you original email text.
>> Thanks for your comments,  please see some other questions below :-)
>>> ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2 is old; it is not available. Also, you
>>> should not get anything from a *Test* folder (look in the URL
>>> you wrote in the above text) unless I've emailed the link to you
>>> or the group, otherwise you probably will not get what you expect.
>> Hmm..., you are right. Actually i see the article here
>> http://www.ioncannon.net/system-administration/1310/minimal_ec2_linux_install_using_ttylinux/
>> for building a micro linux image. But i can not get the ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2
>> showed in it.
>>> Historically, there was ttylinux only for the x86 PC architecture
>>> and the naming convention was to use the glibc version as part of
>>> the ttylinux version number. I added ttylinux distributions for
>>> other architectures, such as Macintosh PowerPC, BeagleBoard armv7,
>>> etc. and also several sizes for the same architecture, some having
>>> glibc versions different from others. The naming convention broke
>>> for the so-called "source" distribution that is actually the build
>>> system for all architecture variants. I changed the naming convention
>>> for the "source" distribution to a simple number, increasing with
>>> each release, and also tagged it with "mp" for *M*ultiple *P*latform.
>>> Notice that "source" is not a good name for this as it has no
>>> source code packages; it actually is the build system, not source
>>> packages.
>> Thanks for your work. I have known the meaning of 'mp'. I also wanna
>> get the meaning of ttylinux. 'tty' may not only represent the word 'tiny'.
>> Cloud you tell me the exact meaning.
> The ttylinux distribution is command-line only and
> originally supported dial-up networking, PPP and ISDN,
> via serial interfaces. This orientation towards
> hard-wire serial interfaces lends itself to the "tty"
> part of the ttylinux name.

I see. Thanks for your clearly description.
>>> No, those instructions do not literally apply to
>>> tylinux-src-mp9.tar.bz2
>> Ok. But do you have any other articles, which is for ttylinux-src-mp9.tar.bz2
>> to create a micro linux.
> No, I don't really know what that article is saying,
> maybe about remaking ttylinux distribution for a
> virtual environment. I guess I should closely read it.

Yep, thanks. The article's URI is
 And it is for ttylinux-src-mp3.tar.bz2 ;-)

Harry Wei