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 From:  "Chad R. Larson" <clarson at eldocomp dot com>
 To:  Alexander Bluem <mailinglists1 at gmx dot de>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] m0n0wall code with excerpt from pfSense ?
 Date:  Mon, 11 Sep 2006 18:35:45 -0700
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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