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 From:  "Michael Mee" <mm2001 at pobox dot com>
 To:  "Dave255" <beer dot guy at verizon dot net>, "monowall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] ASK - generic PC hardware requirements RAM
 Date:  Fri, 2 Jan 2004 22:29:16 -0800
> I have looked high and low for the bottom end hardware requirements

Not _terribly_ low end, but let's start somewhere :-)...

I ran m0n0wall just fine on the low-end Soekris 5411 box for several weeks.
That Soekris was the 4511, http://www.soekris.com/net4511.htm, which is a
100MHz 486 with 32MB RAM. It fed from a 640/128k DSL and distributed to ~10
clients: - 2 wired, 8 wireless. Note that I never intentionally stressed
tested it with large LAN transfers.

Since then I've run on its big brother (sister?) the 4521 which is
133Mhz/64MB for months on end with no problems at all. (Longest time between
reboots was ~2 months due to upgrades / messing with other stuff).

Hope this helps.... michael