memory overhead and embedded Samba
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Jan 24 03:43:21 GMT 2005
I had it in my head to try to get a small iSCSI target running on the
Just FYI, here's the box:
Here's a picture of the unit:
I've seen this puppy for $73 and, yes, it does run Linux and Samba.
I don't think there's an MMU (could be wrong), but Olaf Barthel's port of
Samba2 for AmigaOS also runs without an MMU so it's do-able.
I start a major iSCSI deployment in a week, and there are some very
insteresting consulting possibilities on the horizon. I can't make any
promises, but since you asked... yeah, I've been thinking about this stuff
for a while now. I'd really love to make it work. :)
PS. Lots of folks have been running full Samba on BSD or Linux on Soekris
On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 02:15:00PM +1100, Andrew Tridgell wrote:
> > > Does anyone have any other uses for this sort of tiny footprint CIFS
> > > server?
> > Lots. I've been thinking about this kind of thing for a long time...
> ok, do you feel like trying to implement some of them? It should be
> quite easy to build a tiny firmware for the current Samba4 and put it
> on one of these tiny Linux boxes. It would make a nice demo at
> Things will be even easier when we have nbtd built in, so you don't
> need the Samba3 nmbd. I might get started on that next week.
> Cheers, Tridge
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