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 From:  "Jack Pivac" <email at delphinus dot co dot nz>
 To:  alex at nkpanama dot com
 Cc:  "'m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch '" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Hardware: Dell Optiplex GX150 PIII 933
 Date:  Thu, 6 Oct 2005 16:43:45 +1300 (NZDT)
Lowest spec box competition is it?
/me pulls out the 66mhz box with 32mb ram... haven't tried running
monowall on it but.....
Oh i did have monowall installed on a 50mb (yes thats megabyte) hard
drive.. but it was terribly slow... and plugging the hard drive into my
winxp box... windoze didn't even detect it!


> Oh, yeah? Well, mine's running on a 266Mhz AMD-K6 w/64mb RAM and two
> 10baseT nics!  :-D
>
> Jewell, Mike wrote:
>>  Just to prove m0n0 will run on anything,  mine's running on an old
>> Optiplex
>> G1 (300 mhz) w/ 256m ram...  the thing is older then dirt,  but runs
>> just
>> fine....
>>
>> -Mike
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Ed Chatlos
>> To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
>> Sent: 10/5/2005 8:39 PM
>> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Hardware: Dell Optiplex GX150 PIII 933
>>
>> The other slot cover is for the AGP slot although the PIII models come
>> with
>> on board graphics and can have some type of memory expansion card in the
>> AGP
>> slot for the on board graphics. I have a SDT GX150 sitting in the middle
>> of
>> my work shop area at home. I was going to use it as a M0n0 box but then
>> got
>> a SFF GX240 and I'm using that instead. Except for the lack of 2
>> accessible
>> PCI slots and the need for half height PCI cards the SFF make great FW
>> boxes. Especially if you use a CF card and disconnect everything else in
>> the
>> box.
>>
>>
>> Ed Chatlos
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Don Munyak" <don dot munyak at gmail dot com>
>> To: <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2005 8:20 PM
>> Subject: Fwd: [m0n0wall] Hardware: Dell Optiplex GX150 PIII 933
>>
>>
>>
>>> You better look at that again. The SFF (small form factor) only has
>>>
>> ONE
>>
>>> (1) accessible PCI slot. That other slot is for a PCI riser cage used
>>>
>> in
>>
>>> the SDT (small desktop) style and the power supply partially covers
>>>
>> that
>>
>>> second slot on the SFF model.
>>>
>>
>> Ed.. you may be right. I really didn't look it over very well. I just
>> quickly looked at the two slots on the back of the case and the two
>> slots inside the case.
>>
>> But even if it is just one pci slot, counting the onboard nic, that
>> still gives you two. And for a P3 / 933, that's a lot of
>> computer(firewall) for less than $ 150 delivered to your door.
>>
>> Also came across another vendor. I have purchased several computers
>> from this vendor off ebay. Here's the link to their online store
>> unrelated to ebay.
>>
>> http://www.hcditrading.com/
>>
>> - Don
>>
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