finding cheap hardware for Linux?
kb1czq at sonic.net
Fri Jan 5 12:33:29 PST 2001
On Fri, Jan 05, 2001 at 08:25:36PM +0000, E Frank Ball wrote:
> } Have you tried khttpd? It is a kernel based web server that can hand of
> } requests for non-existant files and/or cgi scripts to a user land web
> } server. You need to get 2.4.0 to use it, but it is extremely fast.
> } We were using it in production about a month ago, using the test10 kernel,
> } and had no problems with the khttpd portion of the kernel.
> Sounds cool. I suppose it can run without another server if you don't
> programs and move the security risk to the other guys machine.
I don't see why not.
> } Another product I've used is publicfile from Dan Bernstein (author of
> } qmail and djbdns), available from http://cr.yp.to/publicfile.html. It
> } also features a ftp server that is largely broken. The main benefit of
> } publicfile is that it is designed for security. It doesn't require that
> } you use linux, so it would be a good choice if you can't for some reason.
> I did look at this and it's a real pain in the ass to set up. It seems
> to have a string of dependecies that you have to get setup and running.
> Documentation is weak. Very alien concepts. Never got it running.
It helps if you have setup qmail and djbdns a number of times first.
It is a pain in the ass. But it works really well.
Brad Cox, KB1CZQ http://www.sonic.net/~kb1czq kb1czq at sonic.net
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