[wplug] Wplug PXE server

Martin James Gehrke martin at teamgehrke.com
Fri Jun 17 08:01:21 EDT 2011

I think Rob has it even simpler. Just use the box for dhcp, dns, everything.

the repo-caching is a good idea too. although pre-mirroring would obviate
the need for any internet connection.


On Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 10:52 PM, Terence J. Golightly <vze27hs6 at verizon.net
> wrote:

> Hi Martin,
> On 06/16/2011 02:43 PM, Martin James Gehrke wrote:
> > Cobbler looks cool.
> >
> > Sticking with the KISS (Keep It Simple Stupid) method. I think the
> > easiest setup that would work regardless of location would be to have
> > the PXE/Cobbler/whatever server as well as a dd-wrt flashed router.
> I got one of those! Its been awhile since I have used it. a WRT54GL
> flashed with an old version of dd-wrt.  I havn't kept up with it, but I
> read somewhere the original author was less than forthcoming with his
> source code.  Causing some consternation amongst the developer and user
> communities.
> >
> > You would be double NAT'ed to get to the internet, but you could
> > minimize internet access by mirrorings repos as you mentioned.
> >
> If I can't score more disk space: sata card and drives.  I'm almost
> certain that this box has no sata support.
> Or do the install on your net and then plug into the public net to do a
> > post-install update.
> >
> Yeah this is something to seriously consider.  Save on disk space.  Of
> course the library might not appreciate the extra bandwidth we'd be
> using.  But we are only there once may-be twice a year. One day might
> not cause a problem.
> Thanks,
> Terry
> <snip>
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