Fight for the bytes! Fun with Four Megabytes Flash


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The majority of Freifunk mesh routers only have 4mb flash and 32mb memory. The talk wants to start a discussion about possibilities and limits for future support of these devices.

Lot's of mesh communities and even OpenWrt want to drop support for 4mb flash / 32mb memory devices. Where is the size and memory increase coming from? Can we do it in a different way or do we have to accept defeat?

- Forcing OpenWrt to diet: What knobs can we tweak? What gains and tradeoffs can we expect?
- A short introduction to ubus over HTTP
- Stupid ideas and experiments.