lacie-nas.org

What is a NAS ?

What is a NAS ?

A kind of desktop

What is a NAS ?

A remote storage

What is a NAS ?

Cool devices for hardware user interface

(instead of keyboard / monitor)

What is a NAS ?

Various architectures

What is a NAS ?

Low cost

Project Overview

Project Overview

Origins

== lacie.com == - non free hardware - very limited sponsoring

Project Overview

What is not lacie-nas.org ?

Often people comes and ask how to hack a LaCie NAS

Projects and targets

Projects and targets

Open/unlock hardware

Provide boards specifications and pinout (JTAG, serial, GPIOS, etc...)

Projects and targets

Provide mainline support

Projects and targets

Provide NAS system tools

Develop embedded generic modules for NASes:

Projects and targets

Provide development services

Projects and targets

Provide development/hacking tools

Projects and targets

Roadmap

No roadmap, no deadlines, but rather tasks and priorities

priorities: Linux (almost complete), U-Boot, Debian installer,

Free a NS2 demo !

Free a NS2 demo !

Take board control with clunc

Free a NS2 demo !

Install U-boot mainline

LaCie U-Boot stock limitations (no saveenv)

Linux mainline submission [ Free software and enterprise ]

Free a NS2 demo !

Startup an installation kernel+initramfs

Free a NS2 demo !

Install GNU/Debian ARM

Free a NS2 demo !

Use SSH and connect to the NS2 :)

Perspectives

Perspectives

Network installation

Perspectives

Device Tree early adopter

Perspectives

Free distribution for NASes

- why Debian ? - openwrt ? - two ways: miniroot and rootfs copy or Debian way (Luc)

Questions ?

Thanks