[clug] anyone using a Linux as an Internet gateway?

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Tue Oct 19 00:51:41 MDT 2010

Hi Alex,

On Tue, 19 Oct 2010 17:39:40 +1100 Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
> On 19/10/2010, at 16:06 , Paul wrote:
> > So just wonder is there a big reason why I should use my Fedora box instead of a dedicated router.
> Any PC will use a lot more power than a dedicated router. Having said that, there are ASUS EEPCs available at Harvey Norman for about $200, they have Ethernet and WiFi built in. That gives you a lot more RAM and processor speed to play with than any Billion or Linksys will give you.

I have a Fit-PC 2i (http://www.fit-pc.com) which makes a very nice little
server/internet gateway and uses less than 8W ... They are a bit
expensive, though :-(

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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