asplinux credits

Special Mention

First, the families of the maintainers should be appreciated for letting us maintainers come out and play. Somewhere in between here are the hosting service provider and minimalinux guys. Second are the users who give back reports of problems and successes. Thank you.

Supporters and Users

Solar Systems LLC
A company in the Phoenix AZ area that donated a Macintosh iBook G4, which has enabled proper asplinux support for that platform.
StratusLab (link)
This European grid infrastructure uses, among several Linux distributions, asplinux as a virtual appliance, which I try to actively support.


Pascal Schmidt
came up with the original idea and maintained the distribution from 2001 to November 2008.
Douglas Jerome
has maintained the distribution since November 2008.


provides a download mirror site
Johan 'yosh' Marklund
mystery man who graciusly provides a download mirror site
Jeff Pohlmeyer
reported many errors and suggestions with the new version 8 build tools.
Tin B. Matuka
provided a lilo theme.
Adrian Davey
provided tips about making the distribution even smaller.
Douglas Bollinger
found a few bugs and created a spin-off distribution called TTY-Opener.
Matt Bucknall
suggested a couple of documentation improvements about the kernel requirements of the distribution.
Kevin J. Walchko
initiated a rewrite of the initscript system in time for the 1.18 release.
Harry Otten
provided improvements to the firewalling script in time for the 2.0 release.
Kivilcim Hindistan
suggested providing a fully bootable version of asplinux. The first ISO was released for version 2.6 of the distribution.
Bonny Gijzen
requested not to rewrite the PPP configuration files at every bootup.
Oliver Friedrich
initiated an attempt to make the distribution run better on devfs-enabled kernels.
Joni Jarvenkyla
reported that the ISO version was using an incorrect keyboard and timezone setup, which was fixed in time for the 3.0 release.
Maurice Kinal
provided some useful insight about dhcpcd and hosts the distribution homepage.
Arne Thomaßen
suggested to include the retawq text mode browser in the distribution.
Nile Geisinger
provided a sample implementation of a modular build system.
Andy Alt
notified me about a missing /bin/badblocks program.
John Wittkoski
suggested improvements to binary package building.
Tim Freeman
reported a bug in the mkttyiso script used for generating ISO images.
Paul G. Rogers
inquired about e3pi pico emulation of the e3 editor.
Ronald Weist
notified me about problems with the dhcpcd shutown procedure.
Phillip T. George
reported missing shadow support for passwd in the 5.1 release.


Minimalinux User Forums
Mail List - asplinux google group
Download Mirrors Here and Here


Description of asplinux Variants
About asplinux
Requirements and Features
Supporters, Users and Credits


Build System and Source
Download Page - ARM
Download Page - MIPS
Download Page - PowerMac
Download Page - PC