Re: [nslu2-linux] nslu2 info needed
- Roderick Hart wrote:
>Well 73s from the ex-Wa7UBW and Wa1JWP.
> I received several Best Buy gift certificates for my birthday and would
> like to use them to bring up a surplus Linksys network storage link as
> a server. What I need is info describing the hardware needed (i.e.
> memory, hard drive, and etc.) and a step by step initialization
> procedure. I know there are tons of info floating around the internet,
> however I would like to avoid having to wade through it just to get the
> system up. I would love to get this system up to run ham radio
> Any assistance provided would be appreciate.
You really have to start here:
For Ham (excuse me, amateur radio) apps I suspect a Debian install would
give you the most flexibility:
Unless you are very handy with hardware you're probably best off
sticking with the stock RAM. Pretty much any external USB hard drive
will work (see the docs).
If you want to run a TNC with a serial port you'll need some sort of USB
to serial converter, though TNCs might have USB ports these days, I
You pretty much just have to flash a firmware image, and install the
rest of the OS to your taste.
No real way around RTFM though.