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 From:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 To:  Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Is it possible to install monowall on a pc ??
 Date:  Fri, 03 Jun 2005 03:28:42 -0600
Chris Buechler wrote:

>The only difference at all in speed between CD, HD, CF, Zip drive, or
>whatever you boot off of is the boot speed.  CD, Zip, CF, etc. are
>going to be slower booting than a HD (by varying amounts).  After
>boot, it's all the same.
That isn't quite true, when you make changes in the web interface, it 
takes substantially longer for m0n0wall to complete the change if you 
boot from a floppy, whereas m0n0wall is pretty snappy using a hard drive 
unless the drive is spun down.

It's not normally a big deal, but when you need to update dozens of 
rules it can be frustrating waiting.

Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist,
but a person who drives a race car isn't called a racist?