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DebWrt - Debian on embedded devices

Debwrt is

  • an OpenWRT kernel plus Debian root filesystem
  • a build environment

OpenWRT kernel

The OpenWRT project tunes Linux kernel for residentail gateways, a.k.a. routers. Debwrt tells that kernel, during build time, to use the root filesystem on an USB storage device. (Openwrt uses an filesystem on on-board (flash)memory.)

Debian root filesystem

This gives you all packages available in Debian, including the aptitude packaging system.

Build environment

DebWrt is a source tree that is a layer over OpenWrt and also over debootstrap.