[linux-elitists] micro-linux servers powered over ethernet?

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa@redhat.com
Wed May 14 09:25:02 PDT 2008


On Wed, 2008-05-14 at 17:03 +0100, Phil Mayers wrote:
> All,
> 
> We've got a possible application for a tiny linux server. The form 
> factor would be small, USB-key sized, and they'd need to have an 
> ethernet port and draw their power from a PoE socket.
> 
> (The specific application is plugging them into old ethernet switches, 
> and the devices would emit LLDP packets, thus allowing us to 
> topology-discover our network)
> 
> Anyone know of such a thing?

The closest thing I am aware of is:

http://www.linuxdevices.com/news/NS5081452397.html

~spot




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