[ILUG] Linux for a 386?
lbedford at lbedford.org
Mon May 7 11:22:00 IST 2001
On Mon, May 07, 2001 at 08:52:50AM +0100, Wynne, Conor came forth with:
> Rant Rant, anyway...
> My machine is a p75 (old Gateway machine) with 16 MB ram, and a 2Gig HDD,
> and I currently run Smoothwall 0.96 or something. Apparantly the new version
> 0.98 does proxy aswell so this will require more firepower.
Don't believe the hype.. if you're running a home squid proxy, a P75 will
do.. you might want a bit more ram (given that squid would like 8-16 for
itself, but 32/48 will do.. I'm aware of at least one company firewall
that was run on a P133 with 32Mb ram and 2G scsi drive, and squid
is not particularly processor intensive (apart from the bit
where it creates all its directories (and that's more drive intensive
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