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 RE: Running FreeBSD from a "boot" floppy
Author: Polarweasel 
Date:   29-09-00 17:37

I'm making a firewall for a friend, and she wants to set it up and forget about it -- and preferably not hear it! Thus, low power requirements are a Very Good Thing in this case. If I can get away with no HDD and no fans, I'll be happy.

Dan suggested PicoBSD, but I notice that project really doesn't have a lot of activity. Is it secure enough? Is there anything out there that's more current, and aimed straight at firewall/router duties?

http://www.zelow.no/floppyfw/ is a similar project in the Linux world, but I'd rather stay in the *BSD world if I can. NetBSD firewall (http://www.dubbele.com/) is another option, but I'd love for this to be totally diskette-based, no HD required.

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Daniel Bissett 27-01-00 22:38 
 RE: Running FreeBSD from a "boot" floppy   new
Dan Langille 28-01-00 00:50 
 RE: Running FreeBSD from a "boot" floppy   new
Polarweasel 29-09-00 17:37 
 RE: Running FreeBSD from a "boot" floppy   new
Elihu 25-04-00 17:44 


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