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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.

Mads Martin Joergensen,
"Why make things difficult, when it is possible to make them cryptic
and totally illogical, with just a little bit more effort?"
-- A. P. J.

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