conference logo
35C3: Open Infrastructure Orbit

Playlist "Fight for the bytes! Fun with Four Megabytes Flash"

Fight for the bytes! Fun with Four Megabytes Flash


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.