On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 9:41 PM, Jeff Hamann <
> I would like to take a ton of apps I've compiled from source, plus gobs of
> my own source, build a "distro" of that super solid freebsd I love, and
> hermetically seal it up in a box that can be plugged into a network hub, so
> that users don't have to use anything but a web browser, sftp, or ssh to
> access the contents. My questions are as follows:
> 1) Is this possible?
> 2) If so, is there a network appliance "starter kit" I can play with first
> to prove the concept, and
> 3) If so, where? I haven't been too successful searching for "network
> appliance building for dummies"
> Jeff Hamann, PhD
> PO Box 1421
> Corvallis, Oregon 97339-1421
> There may be a far better method, but perhaps using
/usr/ports/sysutils/freesbie to build an ISO then using it to image a drive
would work for you.
Or there is this sort of approach too, obviously need to be adapted/slimmed
to your embedded enviro as well. There is an old FreeBSD embedded cookbook
to, I'd guess much of it still applies.
Adam Vande More
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