CompactBSD

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Web site: compactbsd.sourceforge.net
Origin: ?
Category: Embedded
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: OpenBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 0.1.0 | August 22, 2002

CompactBSD – a set of tools that allow you to compress OpenBSD onto a small (32MB) compact flash card for use in small embedded servers. CompactBSD can be used to power wireless hot spots, which is what FatPort uses it for.

CompactBSD offers the easiest way to get OpenBSD up and running on Compact Flash-based systems such as the FatPointOEM. In order to use the ZComax 200mW PCMCIA wireless card in your FatPointOEM box, you will need to add a patch to the OpenBSD 3.1 kernel.

CompactBSD runs on an i386-class box running OpenBSD3.1, it also requires that Python 2.1.2 be installed.

The project developer is Ken Simpson.

Download

CompactBSD 0.1.0 i386 348KB.tgz
md5sum: 2b4457d09216c8122385d0dde15df831

 

WiBSD

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Web site: www.wibsd.cz (not active)
Origin: Czech Republic
Category: Embedded
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 1.0 | July 10, 2003

WiBSD – a compact FreeBSD distribution for flash card based wireless boxes.

The system is configured with only one place (/etc/rc.conf) and all other configuration files are dynamically created during system startup. Contains optional IPFW firewall that can be easily configured.

The project developers are: Jan Pechanec, David Pasek, Vaclav Petricek.

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WiBSD 1.0 i386 530KB.tgz
md5sum: 5a257556fc166d7a0fbd1e00bf4a917a

 

TinyBSD

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Web site: tinybsd.org (not active)
Origin: Brazil
Category: Embedded Systems
Desktop environment: CLI
Architecture: x86
Based on: FreeBSD
Wikipedia:
Media: Install
The last version | Released: 8.2 | May 6, 2016

TinyBSD – a set of tools and shell scripts, part of the FreeBSD base system (/usr/src/tools/tools), designed to make the development of embedded systems based on FreeBSD as easy as possible. The TinyBSD script can be used on FreeBSD 5.x, 6.x and 7.x and 8-CURRENT to created a mini FreeBSD version.

The project is financed by Google Summer of Code 2008. The successor of NanoBSD, largely based on its code, supported by the FreeBSD team. It is available in the FreeBSD CVS repository. It allows you to reduce the system to about 30Mb. The same as its prototype allows you to customize the system kernel and ports – not packages (pkg) as in NanoBSD. It contains six pre-defined configurations, such as Wireless Acess Point, VPN, Firewall, bridge, wrap, default, and minimal.

The latest TinyBSD 8.2 Image was built on a 8.2-STABLE system. This is a general purpose TinyBSD image file designed to be written to a 40 – 42MB CF card. It is intended to act as a Wireless or Wired router/firewall.

Developers of the TinyBSD project are Jean Milanez Melo and Patrick Tracanelli.

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TinyBSD 8.2 Stable i386 6.1MB.tar.xz
md5sum: b3de4264aeac077344c449e4cbf5301f
TinyBSD Current set of scripts 54KB.tar.gz
md5sum: 9f1f9f4ac8402be1822bfd5323f495af

 

ProteanOS

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Web site: proteanos.com
Origin: USA
Category: Embedded
Desktop environment: text
Architecture: ?
Based on: Independent
Wikipedia:
Media:
The last version | Released: ? | 2015
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ProteanOS – an operating system for embedded devices. Its innovative design enables it to offer a competitive solution in a wide variety of hardware and software environments and embedded applications.

ProteanOS is built on industry-standard and enterprise-quality technology and aims to provide a competitive solution in a wide variety of applications – from personal electronics and automotive systems to robotics and digital signage.

ProteanOS seeks to combine the ease of setup found in most desktop and enterprise operating systems with the flexibility and configurability found in many other embedded operating systems.

All of the software in ProteanOS is free/libre and open source – it can be used, modified, and distributed without restriction.

ProteanOS can be made to run on just about any hardware that can support an operating system and made to work with a variety of UNIX®-like kernels (currently supported is Linux®) and system libraries.

ProteanOS is designed to be as small as possible. Only essential programs and libraries are installed by default. And each software package is stripped down as much as possible.

To install ProteanOS, you need to download a script to build a system called ‘Prokit’ that will allow you to built it.

The project founder is Patrick McDermott.

 

Eagle Linux

Eagle Linux

Web site: www.safedesksolutions.com/eaglelinux/ (not active)
Origin: USA
Category: Embedded
Desktop environment: text
Architecture: x86
Based on: Debian
Wikipedia:
Media: Live
The last version | Released: 2.2 | May 9, 2003

Eagle Linux – an embedded, modular, text based and very small in size Linux distribution aimed at helping users learn Linux by creating bootable Linux images “virtually from scratch”.

Eagle Linux 2.3 is currently distributed as a concise, 26-page PDF documenting the creation of a minimalist, network-ready Linux image for bootable CDs, floppies, or flash drives.

The project developer is Michael P. Angelo, and it was under development beetwen 2002-2003.

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Eagle Linux 2.2 i386 23MB.iso
md5sum: ce2711da0671cf03cabdb468cf169756