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Re: [SLE] linux firewall or SUSE
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Jun 2005 21:28:34 -0400
  • Message-id: <42BCB342.6060901@xxxxxxxxxx>
Paul Cartwright wrote:
> My son is having problems with his ( XP ) PC. He seems to be getting
> smurf attacks, or something like that.
> I'm not sure I can sway him to run SUSE ( or any Linux distro), but I
> may be able to get him to run a Linux firewall on another, older,
> spare PC.
> Could he just run SUSE on this spare box and use his cablemodem from
> XP, through the SUSE box?
> what would be other suggestions for a Linux firewall box ?

My firewall consists of SuSE 9.1, running on an old Dell computer.
Works fine.

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