My company recently de-installed and discarded dozens of these little Nortel Contivity 1010 VPN devices. I pulled one apart and discovered it's basically a tiny Intel Celeron PC with no keyboard/mouse interface, one serial console port, and two 10/100 Ethernet ports. I decided it would be fun to get Linux to run on one so I could play with it... maybe use it as a small firewall, router, or OpenVPN endpoint.
I built a stripped-down install of Slackware-12.0 with Linux kernel 220.127.116.11. The install includes (amongst other things):
For more information, and the distribution, see my project page at:
Is it possible to send "Slackware 13.0 on a Nortel Contivity 1010.tar" file to my e-mail firstname.lastname@example.orgReplyDelete
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Seriously, though. This is *really old*. I'd recommend just buying a Raspberry Pi. ;)