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 From:  Jim Thompson <jim at netgate dot com>
 To:  Michael Sierchio <kudzu at tenebras dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Hi there. Feature Request: Is there any plan about dynamic routing protocols?
 Date:  Fri, 6 May 2005 16:35:17 -1000
On May 6, 2005, at 6:58 AM, Michael Sierchio wrote:

> Chris Buechler wrote:
>
>> Manuel has stated in the past he doesn't feel a dynamic routing
>> protocol belongs on a firewall, so it doesn't sound like we'll see
>> that.  That's subject to change, of course.
>
> Given that the reference implementation is a Soekris box with 64MB
> of RAM and 0MB of swap,  managing routing tables is definitely not
> appropriate.

Why not?  In the great scheme of things, 64MB of memory is quite a bit, 
unless you're
talking about taking a full BGP feed from your provider.  Anyone who 
tries that on a Soekris
probably gets what they deserve.

Jim