My dear co-members,
I am almost thru with tailoring my system software to my system hardware, or at least I think so. Lately I have played with NTLite, after watching a lot of videoclips on it. To be precise, the video material was on using NTLite on a pre-setup basis in order to shrink the iso to be installed. I confess never having been successful at that, but I have done a lot on a post-install basis, i.e., by subtracting all the superfluous items I could (e.g., no need to keep adaptec software if I have no adaptec hardware, and so on and so forth) from an already installed system. I remember asking wonko, wimb, alacrán and all the pundits here for advice and they said to go little by little, lest I should take too much out. Well, that is what I did. As far as the component compartment is concerned, I have managed to halve the inf-drivers-driverstore trio, which I consider good result. It takes a lot of patience and a little going back to the previous move in case anything goes wrong in the process, but it can be done. the most valuable thing would be to "capture" an ideal deduction scenario thru some *.xml or other backup means in order to save time for later application of the endeavor to next setups, without going back thru all the fuss again. I am just trying to avoid all the fuss for the fluff. Needless to say, suggestions are more than welcome.