[Samba] Samba LDAP caching when LDAP server unavailable -
mangoo at wpkg.org
Thu Jan 19 20:02:14 GMT 2006
ANTHONY JOSEPH MESSINA schrieb:
> ok, i'll go with you on this. so this mini-router, does it have a hard
> drive or a place that it could dynamically write data, because it seems
> to me that samba will need to write data at will and for sure, ldap with
> syncrepl or any caching program will need to write new data that is not
> static to someplace.
> what are the true capabilities of this router?
It's ASUS WL-500g Deluxe.
It has a 200 MHz broadcom/mipsel CPU, 4 MB flash, 32 MB ram, 2 USB2
ports, 5 network ports (to use as a switch or 5 separate network cards).
I connected a USB stick to one of the USB ports and the root filesystem
is there (instead of the 4 MB flash).
The router costs about 70 euro / 80 usd.
Capabilities? It's Linux, so it can do everything :)
> the cheapy routers that use firmware woun't be able to dynamically write
> this data would they. any change to data would require a "firmware
Exactly - I replaced the original firmware with OpenWRT -
http://openwrt.org - a distro for such small routers listed in the link
I gave above.
> also, how would you manage the router remotely? ssh? a web interface?
> how would you alter any smb.conf settings?
It has a basic web interface (for setting network, dns, gateway,
wireless etc.), but yes, mostly with SSH.
> i agree your router would be a cool thing, but you have very little
> admin functionality.
SSH - exactly the same admin functionality as with a PC.
> another option may be a refurb cheap computer with
> a cheap network card which would do the same thing, but give you total
But this means noise, disk, fan etc. - I don't want that.
> this is what i did for the bds at my parent's house. i
> got a dell outlet refurb for $240, installed fc4 and away we went.
So you paid 2x too much :)
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