Boston Linux & UNIX was originally founded in 1994 as part of The Boston Computer Society. We meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Building E51.

Hacking your Portable Linux Server

Date and Time

Wednesday, May 20, 2009 from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm


MIT Building E-51, Room 395
Brian DeLacey - CryptographicHistory gmail com
Federico Lucifredi - flucifredi acm org


Building a cheap and very compact Linux NAS appliance


Hacking the Western Digital Mybook II to transform this elegant external hard drive into a bare-bones, extremely flexible hardware platform, in a revival of what we did with the Linksys WRT54G a few years ago. Intermediate system skills (particularly Perl and Shell) recommended, along with imagination and the desire to have fun! In addition, Brian DeLacey will provide just a brief neutral introduction to the SheevaPlug, as a transition/connection to the next meeting where it will be discussed in more depth.


Federico Lucifredi is The Ceph Storage Product Management Director at Red Hat, formerly the Ubuntu Server PM at Canonical, and the Linux "Systems Management Czar" at SUSE.

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