How to use Builder to create a Node

This page is intended to formalize how to use the current Builder scripts in the PTP subversion repository to build a Captive Portal Personal Telco Branded router on a computer with two ethernet cards.

The current state of builder is a working proof of concept. In the future all of the fuctionality of these process will be part of Adhocracy.

Step One (Prepare the Hardware)

For a matter of maintaining support and stability in a rational way we have choosen to use Debian Woody (Stable) as the Linux distrobution to build upon. These scripts expect to find a computer that has a minimal debian install, two ethernet cards, and a connection to the Internet.

partition the hard disk

Currently the most common hard drive size that we have been using is a 2G drive. Normally this is the way the particions are created.

256M Swap 256M / 512M /var 1G /home

install Debian Woody

Perform a normal