[nycbug-talk] Soekris OpenVPN and Firewall
george at galis.org
Thu Jun 2 12:30:45 EDT 2005
On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 01:49:18AM -0400, Fred Noz wrote:
>Remember the NYCBUG talk about installing OpenBSD on a Soekris
>about a year ago? The presenter was using a 512 MB compact flash
>card. He said he had to rip out a lot to get OpenBSD to fit
>on the 512 MB card. 256MB might be pushing it a little!
Humm, was that Pete? I wonder what he was doing... looking at
du -sh /bin /sbin /usr/bin /usr/include /usr/sbin/ /etc /usr/lib /kernel /modules /boot
I get about 170Mb before any stripping. To that add OpenVPN and any
dependencies, a custom smaller kernel/modules and I'm thinking 256 would
be easy, and 128 might be doable with not too much effort.
Or maybe I'm missing something, is OpenBSD much bigger?
# du -sh /bin /sbin /usr/bin /usr/include /usr/sbin/ /etc /usr/lib /kernel /modules /boot
>Throw /tmp and /var/run into an mfs partition.
>I have not tried Soekris myself yet.
I just joined their lists (talk/announce), will lurk over there a bit.
>Are you going to use a crypto accelerator card?
I hadn't considered it. But maybe it would be a good idea, this won't be
heavily used, but 10 or 30Mb transfers won't be uncommon either, I just
don't have any idea at which point it becomes a bottle neck and what
happens during overload.
George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator Linux BSD IXOYE
http://galis.org/george/ cell:646-331-2027 mailto:george at galis.org
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