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Re: [suse-security] optimal kernel config for firewall gateway ?
  • From: Torsten Mueller <torsten@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 10:40:00 +0100
  • Message-id: <3C3EB2F0.2D312959@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hey,

Bernhard Held schrieb:
>
> >Well, if you compile a kernel with ip-forwarding turned on but filtering
> >disabled, one would expect that the router is faster because the code is
> >just missing in the kernel. On a reasonably fast machine I'd say that
> >these effects should be neglectable.
> But what do think is a reasonable machine? What will I need for a simple
> firewall with Internet (1 MBit), DMZ (Mailserver) and a local network in
> terms of MHz and MByte?

for me works a 486-with i think 33 MHZ and 12 MB RAM.
It connects my wireless lan to the internet (adsl - german
telekom)

Greetings Torsten

>
> Thanks,
> Bernhard
>
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