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greenalert



Joined: 25 Dec 2011
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PostPosted: Mon 26 Dec '11 5:56    Post subject: Apache appliance Reply with quote

Has anyone built apache on a hardware appliance before? I am trying to build an appliance running on apache and is currently looking for feedbacks for the hardware to be used.

I am currently looking at a Dell 1U server but is hoping to find something more 'lightweight' and compact. Preferbly without any I/O devices.

By the way, is there any way to compile apache to run on Mac OS?
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James Blond
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Joined: 19 Jan 2006
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Location: Germany, Next to Hamburg

PostPosted: Mon 26 Dec '11 13:59    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well apache needs some mininal OS to run on. If you want no I/O you could start from a flash drive or so and run than all stuff in a huge ram disc for example.

compiling apache on mac os X is pretty easy. Just download the source code and the dependencies. Than

./configure .... YOUR OPTIONS
make
make install
make clean
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