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 From:  Jean Everson Martina <everson at inf dot ufsc dot br>
 To:  Robert Depenbrock <robert at bay13 dot de>
 Cc:  m0n0wall dash dev at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall-dev] M0n0 direction (pf, OpenBSD)
 Date:  Fri, 10 Dec 2004 10:01:56 -0200
Robert Depenbrock wrote:
> Hello!
> 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.

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