[fedora-arm] 4 port ethernet
tim at night-shade.org.uk
Sun Dec 29 23:31:37 UTC 2013
On 29/12/13 23:29, Robert Moskowitz wrote:
> 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.
> Interesting. An ARMv5, though, so would need a Fedora remix for it and
> how current a ver at that?
It's very thin indeed on specs, only 32MB of ram etc
>> 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.
As a router OS OpenWRT is pretty good, much less fuss than a full distro
of Linux and very light indeed.
Tim Fletcher <tim at night-shade.org.uk>
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