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Re: [suse-security] Fierwall
On Monday 04 February 2002 17:31, Fuel wrote:

> Is it possilble to biuld a firewall on a intel486 computer with suse 7.3
> professional, and what packages do i need to install, the harddrive is 500
> mb. Is it possible to use a floppy to start and do the rest via internet (
> no cd Drive )

Yes, you can try, though you probably don't have enough RAM. There are
pointers here, to installing with less RAM though :

http://sdb.suse.de/sdb/en/html/lmuelle_suselinux_internet.html

Finally YaST2 adds fair amount of bloat, but try the minimal install. Box
requirements are 486, 64MB RAM and minimum 400MB disk, but 1.5GB recommended.

Rob

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