[ILUG] Home net work options and opnions.
paolo at marchiori.net
Thu Feb 26 14:48:47 GMT 2004
Jason Corcoran, Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 09:43:03AM +0000:
> I have an old 486 DX2 66 that I bought back in the day and I share a
> house with four people looking to use the connection. I am better of
> rolling my own firewall ( mandrake 9.2 with shore wall ) or using some
> thing like smooth wall ?
Roll your own going on some microdistro like mu-Linux.
Hard disks tend to fail after more than ten years, so having a
floppy-based system (on readonly floppies that load to ramdisks)
may be your winning choice. And you'll need only 8M of RAM.
pbm - "midnight, I surrender; I live beneath your ancient spell
- you've been my lover since I can't remember,
- you saved my life with the stories you tell"
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