A Simple Machines Forum hosted on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspian GNU Linux 7, Apache 2, MariaDB and PHP with 4TB storage, the Bulletin Board provides us with an area for help, comments and ideas.
Why a Raspberry Pi? Well, it plain reliable, rock solid stable, fast and fun. It also auto-boots in the case of a total power outage. The Raspberry Pi is not affected by either the Spectre or Meltdown bugs!
And to really impress, we have a 'live' fallback system running on a Raspberry Pi Zero W which is running SMF on Raspian, Apache 2, MariaDB and PHP on a different IP address.
No bad language, misuse or spamming allowed.
Guest access as standard but log-ins for the use of registered customers only - owing to a sustained attempt to flood it by up to 6000 scammers and time wasters per day.
Our largest number of simultaneous users so far - 231
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