tiny firewall boxes

D. Hugh Redelmeier hugh-pmF8o41NoarQT0dZR+AlfA at public.gmane.org
Wed Jul 22 07:33:58 UTC 2009

| From: Lennart Sorensen <lsorense-1wCw9BSqJbv44Nm34jS7GywD8/FfD2ys at public.gmane.org>

| On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 02:52:23PM -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:

| > Another possibility is the PC Engine ALIX 2D3: C$135 (+ C$15 for a
| > case).  500MHz Geode (i386), 256K RAM, CF socket, MiniPCI socket, 3 ethernet
| > (100MHz, I think), 2 USB (I think).
| > http://www.xagyl.com/store/manufacturers.php?manufacturerid=2&sort=&sort_direction=&page=1
| That would be much slower than the above device.  The ram would be 256M
| not K of course on the geode.
| > One of Dell's deals of the day is the Linksys WRT160NL for C$90.
| > Close, but no cigar: not yet supported by OpenWRT, but it appears
| > possible.  A lot like the WRT54GS which might be discontinued.
| > Improvement: has 802.11n (which isn't yet a final standard, as far as
| > I know).  This router has 8G flash, 32G RAM, and a USB port -- better
| > than the WRT54GL.  The standard firmware is Linux-based (2.4 kernel!).
| Wow 8G flash and 32G ram for $90.  I gotta get one of those. :)

Wow.  I was certainly fast and loose with scale factors.
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