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 From:  Falcor <falcor at netassassin dot com>
 To:  Hilton at QuarkAV dot com
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] Anyone get m0n0wall to run on a SUN Sparc 5?
 Date:  Fri, 14 May 2004 17:02:46 -0500
yea, I will just get another soekris.  I was just hoping some one else 
out there was the masochist and had a distro already built.  hehehe

Hilton Travis wrote:

>Hi Falcor,
>
>On Fri, 2004-05-14 at 10:48, Falcor wrote:
>  
>
>>I  have an extra SPARC 5 with a quad network interface that I would like 
>>to use as a firewall.  Anyone get m0n0wall to run on a SPARC?
>>    
>>
>
>If you enjoy the life of a masochist, then this should be no problem for
>you.  A complete recompile of all source code is required as m0n0wall is
>compiled for the i386 platform, not the Sparc platform.
>
>I'd say there'd be a couple of days to achieve this, then a lot of time
>trying to work out why certain bits no longer work.  Then maybe a week
>or two sorting out the remaining issues.  Once this has been done, then
>you will need to go through much of this - but mainly the recompiling -
>every time Manuel releases a new version.
>
>Personally, I'd toss the Sparc, buy an Intel 4-port NIC, and use that.
>
>  
>