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Re: [SLE] Gateway / firewall
- From: milanuk@xxxxxxxxx (Monte Milanuk)
- Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 21:54:22 -0600
- Message-id: <3935DE6E.7179E2F8@xxxxxxxxx>
Freesco is a self booting disk. If you use Freesco from a hard drive,
though, the partition it is installed to actually will have to be a DOS
partition (can't remember whether it is FAT or FAT32). As far as
accessing other drives, etc, I think you can mount other drives once
Freesco is done booting, and transfer files thataway. Some people use
the thttpd server in Freesco plus a hacked version of miniSQL to serve
up some web database stuff. But since Freesco has no network file
transfer protocols, getting the data to the freesco server is ala
Samy Elashmawy wrote:
> This fresco ,
> Is it a slef booting disk , where I can slip it in the drive and boot off
> of in linux ? Or must you allready have a version of linux allready on the
> box and then run freesco ?
> Also is there a way to creat a bbotable flopy with floppy as filesystem ,
> that will then allow you to mount what ever local ide drive it there , or
> just work with the flopy ?
> You know something exeactly like the dos boot disk ? It boots up and finds
> what ever doas disk is there , if its a good one you can access it , if not
> ypou can then use whatever seperated disk to fix or blow it away ?
> I know that JP and GT like it becouse you can rip out the hard drive and
> have a very secure firewall .
> At 09:45 PM 5/29/2000 -0500, Ken Archer wrote:
> >I have used Freesco and its predecessor, Balantain, for a couple years
> >on a 486DX66 with 16MB ram and it handles all the traffic you want to
> >push through a cable modem.
> >Samy Elashmawy wrote:
> >> Ouch , Im still pressing P150/166 into service as desktop units ,and p90 as
> >> firewalls. Amazing what linix can do. Dont try this with M$.
> >> >
> >> >The gateway/firewall/mega-server I am bringing up is a PII-400 w/ 128MB
> >> >RAM, and ~24 GB EIDE HD space. A Celeron 266 w/ 64MB RAM was actually
> >> >overkill for the freesco scenario.
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