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Re: [SLE] 486 fast enough?
  • From: Mads Martin Joergensen <mmj@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 May 2004 20:25:34 +0200
  • Message-id: <20040504182534.GH49419@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* S.R.Glasoe <srglasoe@xxxxxxxxxxx> [May 04. 2004 20:17]:
> Does it have a "Turbo" switch and is it "on"? I'd say you need more RAM if
> it'll take it. In theory that machine should work for a firewall. I'd suggest
> one of the extremely light weight Linux distributions or the
> firewall-on-a-floppy distributions that still support 486s.

NetBSD is definately the way to go here.

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Mads Martin Joergensen, http://mmj.dk
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and totally illogical, with just a little bit more effort?"
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