Robert Depenbrock wrote:
> I am new at the Mailing-List, so I dont really know if my question
> is already disussed.
> I am an OpenBSD Fans since version 2.5, and linke the System alot.
> i already build various CF based firewalls with OpenBSD on different
> hardware platforms (Security Appliance from Iwill.net).
> I like the M0n0wall, because its a well designed project, with much
> experience in it , and a neat web-interface.
> Would it be possible to use an OpenBSD Kernel, and pf as an optional basis
> for m0n0wall?
> Waht would be the reasons to stick to FreeBSD and not to choose OpenBSD.
> I dont want to start an OS war, but i would like to hear some reasons for
> choosing the right system.
> For me, the security centric approach of OpenBSD seems to be the natural
> choice for an firewall.
this was already answered in the mailing list. But resuming the history
is that FreeBSD is more performatic in network issues, what is very
interesting for a firewall.
Using pf will be very easy with m0n0 when we move to 5.3.