[clug] Advice for buying computer fair routers?
bradh at frogmouth.net
Thu Feb 23 06:36:17 GMT 2006
On Thursday 23 February 2006 16:25 pm, Steven Farlie wrote:
> Hello all. I'm in the market for a simple ethernet switch/router. I
> don't need wifi, just something that can manage my iBurst modem (PPPoE)
> and play friendly with my linux boxes. If I can get one that can run
> some services that would be a plus.
> I know at least some of you go to the computer fairs. So I'm asking if
> anybody has had any good or bad experiences with the cheap routers
> there, or are there particularly good ones to be found elsewhere?
How about an old Linux box and a cheap hub? Add ipcop or similar, and you'll
have a secure router.
If you (or anyone) needs a two NIC linux box to do this, let me know. I have a
P2 300ish machine under the desk that you can have.
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