Alexander Bluem wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Sep 2006 13:53:57 -0700
> "Chad R. Larson" <clarson at eldocomp dot com> wrote:
>> Alexander Bluem wrote:
>>> [..] I am about to go for pfSense. It'll be NATing, DHCP and WLAN
>>> to LAN bridging, which m0n0wall can do also.
>> Is there anything you need done that the current stable m0n0wall
>> cannot do? Sounds like you have no need to be bleeding edge.
> No, I really don't. I actually only need the new kernel with atheros
> wlan support. That's all, really. But since "they" made the leap
> towards fbsd 6.1, which does have support for wlan, I wanted to use
> it finally. Even though Kasper explicitly said to use a dedicated
> accesspoint, I still want to use m0n0wall for that exact task. But
> I don't want to spend extra money for an AP, when I already bought
> a minipci card.
Well, I understand the "already bought" issue. But WAPs are pretty much free
these days ($40 with a $40 rebate).
> Other than that you're absolutely right, there really is no need
> for pfSense. It's about 12 times as big as m0n0wall with the same
> functionality and an uglier design causing a strain on the cpu.. Yes,
> to me this does matter. I like clean layouts, like the m0n0wall one.
> PLUS: this is also a way of applying pressure on the development. :D
Chad R. Larson (CRL22) chad at eldocomp dot com
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