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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  "m0n0wall" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0 replacing a Cisco Catalyst 2650?
 Date:  Thu, 3 Nov 2005 23:14:32 -0600
From: "Marko Vukovic" <marko at aquamanta dot co dot za>
> Lee Sharp wrote:
>> From: "Erik Anderson" <erikerik at gmail dot com>

>>> I'm proposing replacing the cisco router w/ a Soekris net4801 with the
>>> lan1641 addon card.  Do you think this combination would have any
>>> issues handling the load?  At this point, we'd only be using four
>>> interfaces (WAN, LAN, DMZ, and wireless).

>> Frankly, I would through a bit more hardware at it.  The Soekris may 
>> handle it, but it will be tight...  And it will not do wire speed between 
>> the internal interfaces.  I would go with;

> The perimeter via based systems look good too: 
> http://www.logicsupply.com/default.php/cPath/73

Frankly, I think they are over priced.  They do have pretty cases, but I can 
save $100 for the same hardware at Directron.  And I am still trying to 
shave cost. :-)