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Re: [nslu2-linux] Poor man's iolan?

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  • DaylanDarby
    Exactly the use for which I wanted. One slug as terminal server for two SheevaPlugs. (I didn t even think to look on the plugcomputer site for a slug setup).
    Message 1 of 8 , Apr 21, 2010
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      Exactly the use for which I wanted. One slug as terminal server for two
      SheevaPlugs.
      (I didn't even think to look on the plugcomputer site for a slug setup).

      Thanks
      Daylan

      CORNELIU DOBAN wrote:
      >
      >
      > I'm using SugOS on memstick (but I suppose it will fit in the 8MB
      > internal flash if desired) with "screen" and "picocom" to connect to a
      > SheevaPlug serial to usb adaptor.
      >
      > The installation steps are posted here:
      > http://plugcomputer.org/plugforum/index.php?topic=124.0
      >
      > Regards,
      > Corneliu
      >
      > --- On *Tue, 4/20/10, Mark Kelly /<mekelly5@...>/* wrote:
      >
      >
      > From: Mark Kelly <mekelly5@...>
      > Subject: Re: [nslu2-linux] Poor man's iolan?
      > To: nslu2-linux@yahoogroups.com
      > Received: Tuesday, April 20, 2010, 8:20 PM
      >
      >
      >
      > Openwrt will definitely work for what you are trying to do. It
      > will fit just fine in the on board memory. If by an iolan you are
      > simply trying to accomplish serial to ethernet conversion, then
      > simply install openwrt, and use the built in package manager to
      > install ser2net as was mentioned before and you will be able to
      > use both usb ports for usb to serial adapters. I've done this
      > many, many times and it works great. Only hiccup is making sure
      > you install the correct kernel models for your usb dongles, but
      > you can do that with the package manager also.
      >
      > On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 9:26 PM, DaylanDarby <DaylanDarby@
      > gmail.com </mc/compose?to=DaylanDarby@...>> wrote:
      >
      > Completely embedded? I thought that all but the original
      > linksys was too
      > big to fit entirely within the Slug?
      >
      > Note I wanted both USB ports for iolan (not one for USB
      > stick/drive
      > holding OS).
      >
      > Mike Westerhof (mwester) wrote:
      > >
      > > DaylanDarby wrote:
      > > > I'm looking to convert one of my slugs to a poor man's
      > iolan (with 2
      > > USB
      > > > ports).
      > > >
      > > > I figure to do this I need 'screen' (or equivalent) and
      > serial and
      > > > network drivers - nothing else.
      > > >
      > > > Has anyone been able to embed a stripped down debian on
      > the box itself
      > > > (no external drives)?
      > > >
      > > > If so I'd like a pointer to your URL or information on how
      > to do this.
      > > >
      > >
      > > This is pretty much what SlugOS does. OpenWRT will also do
      > the job.
      > >
      > > -Mike (mwester)
      > >
      > >
      >
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