Tue Jun 15 10:20:05 EDT 2004
So the time has some to get these soekris boxen I think. here is
the link again:
The net4801 looks quite appealing to me, what do you all think? If
we can get 5 or more people to purchase one of the boxes then they will
only cost $246 each. That's the board with a case and power supply.
Here is a quick description:
net4801-50: 266 Mhz CPU, 128 Mbyte SDRAM, 3 Ethernet, 2 serial, USB
connector, CF socket, 44 pins IDE connector, 1 Mini-PCI socket, 3.3V PCI
For a while I was looking at an Ultra5 off e-bay to act as my new
firewall, yet after getting the extra NIC's I think this works out to be
a better deal, not to mention the power savings. And you get to learn
how to install and run BSD on a Compact Flash device! Which reminds me,
if we do get a group to go in on this we should have a install/hack fest
once these things come in. I imagine that could be a bit of fun too.
So, what do you all think?
email: pete at nomadlogic.org
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