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(a)gmail.com
>> <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>> 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(a)night-shade.org.uk>