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Date: Sun, 01 May 2011 00:29:56 +0200
From: Christian Neukirchen <>
Subject: [ANN] sabotage 2011-04-30, a musl+busybox based distribution


this is the third public release of sabotage, a distribution based on
musl and busybox.  Provided software is:

9base-6 autoconf-2.68 automake-1.11 binutils-2.21 bison-2.4.3
busybox-1.18.4 curl-7.21.4 diffutils-3.0 e2fsprogs-1.41.14 expat-2.0.1
file-5.05 flex-2.5.35 gawk-3.1.8 gcc-core-4.5.3 git-1.7.4 gmp-5.0.1
grep-2.7 less-436 libarchive-2.8.4 linux- lynx2.8.7 m4-1.4.16
make-3.82 mpc-0.9 mpfr-3.0.1 musl-2011-04-18 ncurses-5.9 openssh-5.8p1
openssl-1.0.0d patch-2.6.1 perl-5.12.3 pkg-config-0.25 psmisc-22.13
python-2.7.1 sed-4.2.1 syslinux-4.04 vim-7.3 xz-5.0.2 zlib-1.2.5

There also is an experimental xorg set with:

bigreqsproto-1.1.1 compositeproto-0.4.2 damageproto-1.2.1
fixesproto-5.0 fontconfig-2.8.0 fontsproto-2.1.1 freetype-2.4.4
inputproto-2.0.1 kbproto-1.0.5 libICE-1.0.7 libSM-1.2.0 libX11-1.4.3
libXau-1.0.6 libXaw-1.0.9 libXdmcp-1.1.0 libXext-1.2.0 libXfixes-5.0
libXfont-1.4.3 libXft-2.2.0 libXi-1.4.2 libXmu-1.1.0 libXpm-3.5.9
libXrender-0.9.6 libXt-1.1.1 libfontenc-1.1.0 libpthread-stubs-0.3
libxcb-1.7 libxkbfile-1.0.7 pixman-0.21.6 randrproto-1.3.2
recordproto-1.14 renderproto-0.11.1 resourceproto-1.1.1
scrnsaverproto-1.2.1 st-0.1.1 twm-1.0.6 util-macros-1.13.0
videoproto-2.3.1 xauth-1.0.5 xcb-proto-1.6 xclock-1.0.5
xcmiscproto-1.2.1 xextproto-7.2.0 xineramaproto-1.2.1 xinit-1.3.0
xkbcomp-1.2.1 xkeyboard-config-1.4 xlogo-1.0.3 xorg-server-1.9.5
xproto-7.0.21 xterm-269 xtrans-1.2.6

Everything is statically linked.

As of this release, sabotage supports both i386 and x86_64.

You can bootstrap your own build from the scripts at 

or use a ready-to-boot disk image either for netinstall or with sets
included (put it on an USB stick, burning a CD will not work), to be
found at:

You also can netboot the install kernel directly (use pxelinux from

The default root password is "sabotage".

58c09ad48792240b3c07d11da62e99773ce205bf  i386/sabotage-2011-04-30/sabotage-i386-full-2011-04-30.img.gz
24e2f96ffa8fac72a3ea5d38efe2579232be3be9  i386/sabotage-2011-04-30/sabotage-i386-netinstall-2011-04-30.img.gz
8d6c675cf511f90f2539331a92772fb31628c712  x86_64/sabotage-2011-04-30/sabotage-x86_64-full-2011-04-30.img.gz
f042686295d20941929b308e0188577ec2d7a53e  x86_64/sabotage-2011-04-30/sabotage-x86_64-netinstall-2011-04-30.img.gz

Christian Neukirchen  <>

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