[TriLUG] need better router
mhrivnak at triad.rr.com
Wed Jun 2 03:06:54 EDT 2004
I did it on a Pentium 60 with 16mb ram and two rtl8139 NICs. You will have to
be very conscious though of what you install- keep it to a minimum! Don't
install X or anything graphical, and don't run anything on it that will chew
up much memory. I ran apache and a mail server with spamassassin as the only
two applications of significance resource-wise.
For the record, I did this with slackware. I think it started with 7.0, and I
made it to 8.2 before switching to a new machine and going with Mandrake.
On Wednesday 02 June 2004 02:05 am, Mike M wrote:
> Is a P5-133Mhz with 16MB sufficient for implementing a secure router?
> It needs to replace a Linksys appliance in terms of performance.
> I have 2 each rtl8139 NICs for the box but I could get Intel or 3Com
> NICs if that is necessary to meet performance requirements.
> Moving forward in pushing back the envelope of the corporate paradigm.
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