[TriLUG] m0n0wall hardware
Jym Williams Zavada
trilugj at jrwz.net
Fri May 28 16:08:29 EDT 2010
Well, I suppose if you wanted you could make a pit stop in Asheboro on the
route I had in mind: Hwy 64 to I40, then I40 on to Asheville. :)
On Fri, 28 May 2010, David McDowell wrote:
> Asheville? Do you mean Asheboro? :)
> On 5/28/10, Jym Williams Zavada <trilugj at jrwz.net> wrote:
>> If it's a firewall system that only need two ethernet ports, an eBox 4852
>> from WDL systems could work:
>> I've only ever mail-ordered from them, but they're located in Pittsboro,
>> which is on the way to Ashville if you're taking Hwy 64 :).
>> Although I've not used the newer 48xx series, my four 38xx boxes have worked
>> out very well for me. Their primary use has been as custom Linux and
>> OpenBSD systems (one as a print server, the other as an NTP/DNS/DHCP server)
>> and for embedded system development and testing. The versions with CF slot
>> treat the card as an IDE drive, so are very easy to install OSes on. I've
>> never tried FreeBSD on them, but I've had no problems at all with Linux or
>> OpenBSD, so it's likely they'd work for m0n0wall too.
>> Jym Williams Zavada
>> On Fri, 28 May 2010, Emmaus Smith wrote:
>>> I know it's technically not Linux, but I need some advice from the group.
>>> A former (non-profit) employer needs my help in getting their network and
>>> public wi-fi squared away. Currently, it's running on an old Pentium PC,
>>> it has a few issues starting up at the start of the season (they only
>>> operate during the summer). I'd like to replace this with a more suitable
>>> piece of hardware such as a Soekris board or some other CF based system,
>>> they need it running this weekend. Is there anywhere locally I can get
>>> something like that?
>>> They're located in Western NC, so any place along I-40 between here and
>>> Asheville, NC would also be acceptable.
>>> If I can't find a purely flash based system, I'll salvage a not-quite-so
>>> outdated piece of hardware from Work to get them by for a few more years,
>>> but I'd prefer something that will work for much longer so I don't keep
>>> getting emergency calls every May.
>>> Emmaus Smith
>>> suamme1 at gmail.com
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