[TriLUG] cheap/free router?
James c. Jones
jonesjc at intrex.net
Wed Dec 26 23:27:58 EST 2007
I believe that Newegg.com has some 4 port ( wired ) routers for around
Tom Roche wrote:
> I'm back on the Durham Food Co-op's point-of-sale project after a
> detour into Clearwire/VoIP adoption. Our POS budget is quite small (my
> personal budget right now is *really* tight), and I'd like to save
> what we've got toward buying the scanner/scale, but, per the many
> suggestions on this list, I also need to get a router. Anybody got
> one, new or used, that they could let go cheap or free? All I think I
> need is
> * DHCP and connection sharing: this router would go between our new
> Clearwire modem and our 2 POS PCs (for now--at deployment time I'd
> like to also put our 2 office PCs behind it as well), and the POS
> software requires stable IP#s for some config files.
> * 2 wire ports (minimum, for now--more would be nice for later). The
> POS PCs have no wireless, and I'd like to keep it that way.
> * the ability to block all incoming traffic except for SSH.
> * the ability to disable wireless if provided. A wire-only router
> would be fine.
> Something like a Linksys WRT54G would do the job: we have one now, but
> it's currently providing wireless for the office and store, and I
> can't touch that for now.
> TIA, Tom Roche <Tom_Roche at pobox.com>
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