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 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] installing monowall on full freebsd distro
 Date:  Mon, 8 Nov 2004 21:45:55 -0600
Chris,

I just tried again (9:45pm cst) and the site is working now. Guess it 
finally got around to my neck of the woods. Project looks great!

Tom Johnson

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2004 6:00 PM
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] installing monowall on full freebsd distro


> Site is working fine, not sure why the one poster couldn't get there.
> it is a brand new domain, so it's possible that DNS hasn't propagated
> worldwide yet.
>
> This is nowhere near ready for public posting yet (hence the private email
> reply that someone felt the need to blast to the whole mailing list),
> as it's just a private beta at this point.  This isn't even close to
> being ready for this crowd.
>
> But now that it's hit the list I feel the need to comment.  The
> project is only a week
> old, but Scott has it rolling on FBSD 5.3 with pf.  The feature I'm
> most excited about is pf's altq traffic shaping.  It absolutely kills
> dummynet (what m0n0wall uses) in terms of capabilities and
> functionality and ease of use.  (and Manuel will be able to easily
> port our work on pf when
> m0n0wall gets to 5.3 if he so desires, all code in public CVS here
> http://pfsense.com/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/)
>
> There are plenty who will say "X doesn't belong on a firewall" where X
> is any pkg m0n0 doesn't have (maybe even some it does...), and for
> most of those things I agree completely.  Like I would never in a
> million years run a public web
> server on a firewall under any circumstance, and we won't support
> anything that risky.
>
> **This thread dies here.**  our points will be made on our website
> when we get it all together.
>
> To avoid any confusion, my #1 priority outside of my real job is still
> working on m0n0wall documentation, and the screens in pfSense will
> keep the identical layout (except for differing features) because I'll
> be doing the documentation for both projects.  I'll commit to
> m0n0wall's CVS repo first, and port changes over where appropriate.
>
> -Chris
>
>
> On Tue, 9 Nov 2004 03:43:35 +0800, Spam Safe <spamsafe at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> that is a great project!
>> m0n0wall is a great firewall but, its much better
>> if we could add http servers, proxy servers, etc..
>> to make use of the extra power for FULL pc installation.
>>
>> looking forward to that:)
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sun, 7 Nov 2004 15:12:12 -0500, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com> 
>> wrote:
>> > might want to check out pfSense (www.pfsense.com).  It's a fork of
>> > m0n0wall that a friend and I are working on, and it's targetted
>> > towards full PC's rather than embedded devices like m0n0wall is.
>> >
>> > This project is only like a week old, so it's still a work in
>> > progress.  But we do have m0n0wall working on FreeBSD 5.3 with
>> > OpenBSD's pf rather than ipfilter.
>> >
>> > Once we get the base solid, we're going to add a packaging system with
>> > things like a proxy server and other misc stuff to take advantage the
>> > currently unused power of the full PC platform.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Mon, 8 Nov 2004 03:40:59 +0800, Spam Safe <spamsafe at gmail dot com> 
>> > wrote:
>> > > hmm...
>> > > im just wondering if i could make use of the spare power of my pc..
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > On Sat, 6 Nov 2004 04:18:03 -0500, Chris Buechler 
>> > > <cbuechler at gmail dot com> wrote:
>> > > > On Sat, 6 Nov 2004 17:00:31 +0800, Spam Safe <spamsafe at gmail dot com> 
>> > > > wrote:
>> > > > > hi,
>> > > > >
>> > > > > is it possible to install m0n0wall on a fully installed
>> > > > > freebsd machine?
>> > > > >
>> > > >
>> > > > Short answer - no.
>> > > >
>> > > > Long answer, probably.  But, no offense, If you have to ask the
>> > > > question, the answer is you can't figure it out.  You'd have to 
>> > > > patch
>> > > > your kernel sources, build your kernel with the appropropriate
>> > > > options, install the appropriate packages, build and patch the 
>> > > > stuff
>> > > > from source that's not stock, change your init to load 
>> > > > configuration
>> > > > from config.xml, and some other fun stuff.
>> > > >
>> > > > -Chris
>> > > >
>> > >
>> >
>>
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