Damn Small Linux (DSL)

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Damn Small Linux (DSL) 4.4.10


ERPXE Module

  • Name: - Damn Small Linux (DSL)
  • Version: 4.4.10

Plugin type

Plugin type
Damn Small Linux (DSL) Anti-Virus Deployment Diagnostics OS Installation Live Media Recovery Tools
No No Yes Yes Yes Yes

Plugin Requirments

Plugin Requirments
Damn Small Linux (DSL) CIFS HTTP Internet NFS Linux OS Windows OS
No No No No Yes Yes

Screen Shots

250px-DSmallLinux.PNG 220px-DSL_4.0_cheatcodes_F2.png

Special Information

Damn Small Linux or DSL is a computer operating system for the x86 family of personal computers.

It is free and open source software under the terms of GNU GPL and other free and open source licenses.

It was designed to run graphical applications on older PC hardware—for example, machines with 486/early Pentium processors and very little memory.

DSL is a Live CD with a size of 50 MB. What originally started as an experiment to see how much software could fit in 50 MB eventually became a full-fledged Linux distribution.

It can be installed on storage media with small capacities, like bootable business cards, USB flash drives, various memory cards, and Zip drives.

Linux Installation Instructions

Download dsl4410-XXX.tar.gz to /


extract dsl4410-XXX.tar.gz file:

tar -xvzf dsl4410-XXX.tar.gz

Download Damn Small Linux 4.4.10 ISO Latest Version to /mnt/ :


Mount ISO file to temporary location (/mnt/cdrom/)

mkdir /mnt/cdrom/
mount -o loop /mnt/dsl-4.4.10-initrd.iso /mnt/cdrom/

Copy linux24 , minirt24.gz to appropriate directory: (LOWER CASE ONLY!)

cp /mnt/cdrom/boot/isolinux/linux24 /tftpboot/er/plugins/dsl/
cp /mnt/cdrom/boot/isolinux/minirt24.gz /tftpboot/er/plugins/dsl/

Verify files with filelist.txt in each folder.

All Done!