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

Paul mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Tue Oct 19 01:02:02 MDT 2010

Note as I already run my Fedora box 24x7 as a PVR , the Power issue is mute.

I'm wondering is there any performance factors for a PC vs a router/modem etc..
ie is a PC a faster firewall and router?


On 19/10/2010 5:39 PM, Alex Satrapa 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.
> Alex

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