Back when I was originally looking at this (many moons ago) there where issues running it on the Via Mini-ITX boards. Anyone know if these issues where fixed?
-----Original Message----- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Mac Dearman Sent: 31 January 2006 14:49 To: WISPA General List Subject: Re: [WISPA] My Towers Need More CPU - suggestions? I havent seen anything that MT wouldn't reliably run on! I'm not saying that it will run on literally anything, but it has ran on everything I have ever came across. Mac Dearman Maximum Access, LLC. Authorized Barracuda Reseller MikroTik RouterOS Certified www.inetsouth.com www.mac-tel.us www.RadioResponse.org (Katrina Relief) Rayville, La. 318.728.8600 318.303.4227 318.303.4229 Paul Hendry wrote: >I haven't used Mikrotik on anything other than a WRAP. Has anyone had great >success with Mikrotik in a high speed x86 platform mounted outside at all? >Just been testing 2.9.11 running on P4's with dual-polarized antennas and >was able to get 150mbps half-duplex and 78mbps full-duplex. Obviously this >was in the lab in ideal conditions so next step is to test on a 5-10km link >with some kit that can survive in the great outdoors but with enough CPU for >it not to be the limiting factor. > >-----Original Message----- >From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On >Behalf Of Marlon K. Schafer (509) 982-2181 >Sent: 30 January 2006 23:40 >To: WISPA General List >Subject: Re: [WISPA] My Towers Need More CPU - suggestions? > >Just bread down and put Dell rack mount servers in place..... > >grin >Marlon >(509) 982-2181 Equipment sales >(408) 907-6910 (Vonage) Consulting services >42846865 (icq) And I run my own wisp! >188.8.131.52 (net meeting) >www.odessaoffice.com/wireless >www.odessaoffice.com/marlon/cam > > > >----- Original Message ----- >From: "David E. Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> >To: <email@example.com> >Sent: Monday, January 30, 2006 1:57 PM >Subject: [WISPA] My Towers Need More CPU - suggestions? > > > > >>Like many folks on this list (I'm guessing), I have a lot of PC-type >>hardware at tower locations. Right now, it's mostly RouterBoard 230s and >>WRAPs, but those systems just don't have all that much CPU power, and >>I'd like to try to improve things. When you start seriously tinkering >>with traffic shaping, firewalling, and especially some of the advanced >>filtering you can do with Linux these days, 233MHz just doesn't go as >>far as it used to. >> >>There are all kinds of cheap computers out there, so getting something >>with more CPU power than those boards (both of which are basically >>Pentium 233s or so) isn't the problem. >> >>The problems are size/space, and that pesky weather. >> >>Ideally, I'd like something with at least double the raw horsepower (a >>P-500 or better), not too much larger than a RouterBoard, and that can >>handle temperatures from -20 to +120 (Fahrenheit, obviously, and those >>numbers are the highs and lows from the last couple years, with a bit of >>breathing room). I'm shooting for "no moving parts," so a fanless system >>would be ideal. >> >>And while it needs to be small, it also needs to have at least two >>Ethernet ports, and for bonus points, access to a PCI slot (for adding >>things like miniPCI card adapters). >> >>I'd also like a flying car. :D >> >>If it existed, a Soekris 5501 would probably fill the bill, but it's >>been listed as "coming soon" since late 2004. There's also a number of >>low-end VIA EPIA-based boards that, while a bit larger than I'd really >>prefer, would probably work. (Eje at wisp-router sells a couple systems >>that look like they'd do the job.) >> >>So, does anyone have any recommendations on specific hardware for >>something like this? Surely someone else out there has run into the same >>kind of problems. I suspect my size constraint will be the most >>difficult, but it's also the most flexible. Reliability is obviously my >>top concern. >> >>David Smith >>MVN.net >>-- >>WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org >> >>Subscribe/Unsubscribe: >>http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless >> >>Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ >> >> -- WISPA Wireless List: email@example.com Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/ -- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.14.25/246 - Release Date: 30/01/2006 -- No virus found in this outgoing message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.1.375 / Virus Database: 267.14.25/246 - Release Date: 30/01/2006 -- WISPA Wireless List: firstname.lastname@example.org Subscribe/Unsubscribe: http://lists.wispa.org/mailman/listinfo/wireless Archives: http://lists.wispa.org/pipermail/wireless/