[debian-non-standard] wl500gP 128MB memory upgrade ?

Tomasz Chmielewski mangoo at wpkg.org
Sat Apr 19 20:29:43 CEST 2008

Igor Videc schrieb:
> Hy all,
> I have setup a wl500gP with debian as per instructions on
> http://wpkg.org/Running_Debian_on_ASUS_WL-500G_deluxe .
> It runs great with a 2.5'' notebook hdd on usb2.0.
> As I started adding more services I noticed that ram usage went above
> 32MB and swap was getting used a lot.
> If you read http://wl500g.info/showthread.php?t=12962 it sounds
> perfectly possible to upgrade to 128MB of ram which would make wl500gP
> one fantastic small debian system.
> For the 128MB support it is neccessary to have this patch
> http://oleg.wl500g.info/wl500gp/kernel-mvista-mem.patch (or maybe not
> ?).
> Is that patch already included ?
> If not, can it be ?
> I'm not that much into kernel compiling(not at all) and have no idea
> if that is applicable to in use at the moment(the newer
> kernels are not stable?) ?
> I would rather know in advance before I disassemble my router :-)

No, this patch is not included.

But as you download it, you will see it's really trivial and should 
apply without problems.

You're brave to do these intrusive things to your router ;)

Tomasz Chmielewski

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