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mini openbsd on ramdisk

Contributed by Dengue on from the mini-or-micro-take-your-pick dept.

Taufik writes :
"I try to make router/firewall base on openbsd 30 stable fit on 8 MB disk and 16 MB ram. including multi user, sshd, snmpd, altqd, pfctl, wireless support and simple user interface. please try my trial (beta) at http://openbsd.sysadmin.or.id/MyBSD/ after some report i'll fix and make first release soon."
This looks like a candidate distribution for a wee beasty like the Soekris Engineering Net4501 appliance.

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  1. By hardware fiend () on

    Another a non e-mouse cow herd touched on this; with a larger CF card, does one really even need these puny repackaged BSD's? What's to prevent one from running a standard OpenBSD install on the soekris hardware?

    Moreover, have any out there had any experience running OpenBSD on some of the other interesting looking biscuit/sbc/pc104-ish/whatever hardware?

    In particular something like this looks intriguing (not to knock the Soekris bits, which also look pretty dope):

    http://www.ipcoutlet.com/products/sbc/Spec/ISS-102.html

    Can anyone comment on their own experiences with this? Whether it's running a normal OBSD install on the Soekris hw, or other?

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