[fedora-arm] 4 port ethernet

Robert Moskowitz rgm at htt-consult.com
Sun Dec 29 23:29:14 UTC 2013

On 12/29/2013 05:18 PM, Tim Fletcher wrote:
> On 29/12/13 10:07, Peter Robinson wrote:
>> On 29 Dec 2013 07:07, "Ronald" <ronald.gadget at gmail.com
>> <mailto:ronald.gadget at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>  >
>>  > Peter,
>>  >
>>  > what about getting a wireless router from Dlink, Netgear etc and
>> hacking such a device? These devices are like 50$?
>>  >
>> Those $50 devices are generally MIPS, with 32mb of ram and a single
>> 100mb port, if your lucky the switch chip might do vlans.
> A quick look over the OpenWRT wiki shows this as only arm based option 
> with 4 ports.
> http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/netgear/wnr854t

Interesting.  An ARMv5, though, so would need a Fedora remix for it and 
how current a ver at that?

> There are much more powerful MIPS systems such as the new C7 Archer 
> based systems like this: http://wiki.openwrt.org/toh/tp-link/tl-wdr7500
But no Fedora on MIPS.

I know I can go with OpenWRT.  I would really not want to.  But if 
things don't start coming up my way, I may well have to.

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