I've used IPCOP before m0n0wall for months (or weeks?), I don't remember
exactly now. ... and maybe my fault but couldn't make a working VPN setup.
I've done this within a half an hour in m0n0, although it was 2 years ago when
m0n0 was in beta state.
On Sun, 30 Oct 2005 23:49:27 +0800
Dr Who <brokenby2703 at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Hi folks...
> I've used smoothwall for about one year and move to m0n0 one year ago
> because principally I move all servers from Linux to FreeBSD.
> Yesterday evening, while with some friends for a beer, we was talking about
> firewall...and of course the question arrived to me :
> "m0n0 ? why m0n0 and not IPCOP" ?
> Even I've tried to explain the pro of m0n0, etc... I've been not able to
> tell straight a strong valid reason, except that is based on FreeBSD
> (instead of linux), its development style, etc...
> Driving back home, I realized, as often happen that I should have said more
> to validate the power of M0n0, but I failed...
> So I would like to know from those of you who previously used
> IPCOP,SMOOTHWALL and any other linux based firewall, why you shifted to M0n0
> and why m0n0 (iyho) is better than linux.
> I don't want to open a flame, a war...or anthing else similar.
> I'm an happy m0n0 user, just need your valid experience.
> Of course if this is not going to waste your time...
> Otherwise sorry...
> Thank you
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