Install Debian in 5 minutes

JStay at mediageneral.com JStay at mediageneral.com
Thu Apr 14 11:30:26 MDT 2005


I recommend http://dd-wrt.com - it is basically openwrt with an sveasoft
alchemy gui on the frontend.  It can be managed through ssh or through
the much easier, faster http interface.

Jesse

> -----Original Message-----
> From: plug-bounces at plug.org [mailto:plug-bounces at plug.org] On 
> Behalf Of Gabriel Gunderson
> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2005 1:27 PM
> To: Bryan Sant; Provo Linux Users Group Mailing List
> Subject: Re: Install Debian in 5 minutes
> 
> On Thu, 2005-04-14 at 10:36 -0600, Bryan Sant wrote:
> > The best part about running off CF is the lack of moving parts. 
> > Traditional hard disks or CDROM drives wear out over time.  
> If you run 
> > your firewall off CF you should only need to worry about the power 
> > supply failing.
> 
> For the sweetest "no moving parts" and still hackable check this:
> 
> http://openwrt.org/
> 
> I've been using it for a while now and have *really* enjoyed 
> it.  No moving parts (power plug instead of a power supply) 
> and it's cheap - as in $59 bucks for the whole thing.  At 
> that price it comes with a 4 port switch for LAN, WAN, and 
> wireless.  While you will never be able to run everything 
> that you can with D.S.Linux, you will be able to run 
> everything you need for a sweet router and more.  Right now 
> I'm working on running asterisk on it.  Fun stuff.
> 
> Later,
> Gabe
> 
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