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Re: [opensuse] Need Router Recommendation
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2007 07:32:01 -0500
  • Message-id: <45B60041.4060502@xxxxxxxxxx>
Greg Wallace wrote:
> I just purchased a Belkin 4 port router and the built-in firewall in it is
> leaking like a sieve (constantly getting intrusions). I had always used
> Linksys, but they just don't seem to last very long in my experience. So,
> I'm looking for alternatives. I like IOGEAR equipment, but they don't make
> wired routers and I'd just as soon not go wireless right now (personal
> choice). In doing some browsing, I found out that Netgear and D-Link both
> make wired routers. Anyone had experience with either of these? Anyone
> have another alternative brand to recommend?

I made my own from an old computer and SUSE 10. One thing it has, is
three ethernet ports. This allows me to put my WiFi access outside the
firewall, so that VPN or SSH is required to access my network.
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