busybox - Statically linked binary providing simplified versions of system commands

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 6
Repository CentOS i386
Package filename busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_6.i686.rpm
Package name busybox
Package version 1.15.1
Package release 21.el6_6
Package architecture i686
Package type rpm
Category System Environment/Shells
Homepage http://www.busybox.net
License GPLv2
Maintainer -
Download size 541.52 KB
Installed size 880.01 KB
Busybox is a single binary which includes versions of a large number
of system commands, including a shell.  This package can be very
useful for recovering from certain types of system failures,
particularly those involving broken shared libraries.


Package Version Architecture Repository
busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_6.x86_64.rpm 1.15.1 x86_64 CentOS
busybox - - -


Name Value
busybox = 1.15.1-21.el6_6
busybox(x86-32) = 1.15.1-21.el6_6


Name Value
busybox-anaconda -


Type URL
Mirror mirror.centos.org
Binary Package busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_6.i686.rpm
Source Package busybox-1.15.1-21.el6_6.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install busybox rpm package:

# yum install busybox




2015-01-27 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-21
- Resolves: #1183005
"Echo command in busybox writes wrong data after write error"
2013-10-21 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-20
- Resolves: #855832
"Installation from NFS: That directory could not be mounted from the server"
by switching NFS mount default from UDP to TCP.
There was another place (in uclibc this time) which used UDP.
2013-10-03 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-19
- Resolves: #1015010
"busybox: insecure directory permissions in /dev"
2013-09-17 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-18
- Resolves: #855832
"Installation from NFS: That directory could not be mounted from the server"
by switching NFS mount default from UDP to TCP.
2013-09-09 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-17
- Resolves: #820097
- "s390x: wc: : No such file or directory"
2013-07-03 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-16
- Resolves: #859817
- "mknod in busybox can not create device file with major number greater than 255"
2012-04-06 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-15
- Fix btrfs support to findfs and related applets
- Resolves: #751927
2012-03-26 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-14
- Resolves: #790335 "busybox various flaws"
Added a fix for SEGV on empty command in hush
2012-02-29 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-13
- Resolves: #790335 "busybox various flaws" including:
"buffer underflow in decompression"
"udhcpc insufficient checking of DHCP options"
2012-01-17 - Denys Vlasenko <dvlasenk@redhat.com> - 1:1.15.1-12
- Backport 'set -o pipefail' support
- Resolves: #782018
- Add btrfs support to findfs and related applets
- Resolves: #751927

See Also

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