Category IP Networking
Back in September I purchased a MiniX clone from DealExtreme. The device appears functional, and pre-rooted for convenient access via ADB. However, WiFi connectivity was…. pathetic. In the past few days I’ve received two cheap USB-Ethernet adapters from DealExtreme that solved my network connectivity problems. One is based on DM96xx chipset, the other on an […]
I submitted a chapter to a book that has now been published…. G. Armitage, “At The Intersection Of Networks And Highly Interactive Online Games,” in “Algorithms for Next Generation Networks,” 1st edition, G. Cormode, M. Thottan (Eds.), Springer, 2010, pp.403-434 (ISBN: 978-1-84882-764-6)
I’ve had broadband access with iiNet since January 2006, using their recommended Belkin 4-port ADSL router + VoIP adaptor (F1PI241ENau). The Belkin box NAT’d traffic between my home LAN and a PPPoE connection to iiNet while also providing VoIP ATA functionality to my home Asterisk server. In August 2007 I migrated the PPPoE termination, firewalling […]
I’ve played online first person shooter games since 1999. I’ve measured their IP network traffic characteristics since 2000. In 2006 I decided to co-author a book about networking and online games….
This month I had to install FreeBSD 5.3 on a laptop that lacked a bootable CDROM (a Toshiba Portege R100). Rather than launch the installation from floppies, I decided to explore the use of pxeboot (supported by the R100’s BIOS) to enable the laptop to boot the FreeBSD 5.3 Installation CDROM over my local LAN.