[clug] Firewall distros - recommendations

Chris Henman henman at pobox.com
Mon Apr 11 21:25:04 GMT 2005


Smoothwall 2.0 is available these days.  I run it on an old HP Vectra 
with 3GB drive and 64MB RAM.

It appears to do its job and I´ve not had any problems.


Rob Bolin wrote:
> Morning all,
> I'm about to upgrade from dialup to ADSL (yay finally), and I figure it would 
> be a good time to take another look at the distro on my firewall, seeing I 
> have reconfigure it any way.
> Not wanting to start a distro flamewar, I'm looking for recommendations based 
> on recent experiences - currently I'm running Smoothwall v1.0 on a 486 with 
> 64mb of RAM (I must admit that I'm not even sure if they are supporting 1.0 
> anymore - I haven't received a fix in 10 months).
> So if anyone has any ideas, I'd like to hear them.
> Rob


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