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Re: OT: Avoiding harddisk failure due to mobility



Rahul Kalaskar wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-04-28 at 14:41, Michael Harris wrote:
>> 
>> Sounds pretty cool. No idea what your hardware is like but for about $50
>> you could setup wireless ethernet with NFS boot and run diskless. Just looking
>> at Compusa's site now they have a wireless access point for $30 and a PCI adapter
>> for $22 (part nums 50203595 and 295105).

> Good point. But the problem is the robot is not within the wireless
> range all the time.

What about combining RAM disk and wireless NFS boot?
Booting via NFS/wireless and copying into RAM disk, then work from there
and if you're in range of the AP sync whatever you have to save.

Regards,
Juri





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