Best firewall gateway version of Linux ?
simon at sibern.com.au
Tue Feb 12 23:02:10 EST 2002
I've just visited the Smoothwall web site and I could not believe the
similarities that IPCop has with it. I know IPCop was based on
Smoothwall but the only difference that I could really tell was in the
graphics used in the web interface.
Does anyone know why IPCop split from Smoothwall?
>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
On 12/02/02, 10:41:54 PM, Simon Haddon <simon at sibern.com.au> wrote
regarding Re: Best firewall gateway version of Linux ?:
> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Original Message <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
> On 12/02/02, 5:30:29 PM, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org> wrote
> regarding Re: Best firewall gateway version of Linux ?:
> > On Tue, Feb 12, 2002 at 01:24:03PM +1100, Ian Matters wrote:
> > >
> > > >Could someone with experience of Gibraltar/Smoothwall
> > > > say what the CD activity is like?
> > > >Does it let the CD spin down and sit once it has booted?
> > > >
> > > >That would require a decent complement of ram, say 64 Meg or 128 Meg?
> > > I run Smoothwall 0.99 on my small network. The machine is an old '486
> > > about 500MB of HDD and 32MB of RAM and is quite adequate for the
> > > job. Smoothwall does require a hard drive.
> > Wow! Powerful machine! I've got a 486SX/33 with 200MB HDD and 16MB RAM
> > running a very bare debian install.
> Hmmmm. So I guess what you saying is my Pentuim 166 with 32 Megs and a
> 1.2Gig disk is just too much. I do run IPSec and I do use the extra disk
> space for caching content. IPCop just doesn't work it hard enough. The
> machine doesn't have a CD either so I had to do the mount ISO image
> > I did have to put the HDD in another machine to install because 16MB
> > have taken too long :).
> > --
> > Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog at svana.org>
> > http://svana.org/kleptog/
> > > Terrorists can only take my life. Only my government can take my freedom.
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