Re: Mulinux features

From: Telecom Tom (
Date: Sun Dec 12 1999 - 13:33:25 CET

Mike, Michele et al.;

Have you considered MPLS? If muLinux can do that, or if it can easily
be configured after installation by adding a few modules, then we'll
have a platform that supports QoS and realtime multimedia services on
the Internet.

Here's an implementation of MPLS for Linux:

Will muLinux support it?

Tom Nelson Scott
The Veda Home Company Bowling Green, Ohio USA
"In IP We Trust" "E Pluribus Unix"

Mike Lawrence wrote:
> There seems to be a debate starting about what features muLinux
> should/might include. May I suggest it depends more on what
> hardware you have available, than on what you want to do. I use a
> "veteran" 486 Dell machine, which I found on a skip (well in a heap,
> in a shed, waiting to onto a skip, actually), which came with a 8Mb
> RAM and an 85Mb hard disk - laughable for most purposes, but
> gigantic by small linux standards! I also have a mono 486 notebook
> with 4Mb/250Mb which I would like to clear off and use. TCL is a
> big advantage of muLinux for me: I can run all the Linux tools and
> proprietary software I need for work on the "skippy" machine
> (Question: what's the possibility of adding Expect?).
> And what drives the hardware available (for me anyway) is desktop
> real estate, and to a lesser extent power consumption. The ideal
> muLinux box for me would be a tiny, fast-ish single board computer,
> with advanced power saving features, plenty of RAM, ethernet, and
> perhaps a zip drive or LS120. I could leave this on 8760 hours a
> year for all sorts of uses. Unfortunately, you don't find
> something like that on a skip!
> Yours gratefully,
> Mike Lawrence.
> P.S. Compliments to EVERYBODY on their excellent English

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