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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  Ciro Iriarte <cyruspy at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Enabling SWAP
 Date:  Thu, 5 Jan 2006 11:09:06 +0500
On 1/5/06, Ciro Iriarte <cyruspy at gmail dot com> wrote:
> Let me explain my situation. I got a super dooper 486 (not sure, i guess it
> has 16MB of RAM) running a linux firewall, it's been running for about 3
> years. Now, i would like to setup a VPN between my home and a friend's home,
> i'm going to take this firewall to my friends house and install a Pentium166
> i have somewhere to be my new FW.
>
> Given the current one is a low spec pc and the freebsd IPSEC implementation
> seems to work better (considering resources) i want to replace linux with
> m0n0wall but i don't have the 64mb of required RAM and is near impossible to
> buy SIMMs this days, so i need to enable swap to avoid having lockups. I've
> never touched FreeBSD before, but as it's unix i don't think it's
> "impossible" to enable SWAP for the soon to be m0n0wall box, anyone did it
> before?
>
> Thanks in advanced
> Ciro
>

m0n0 should work fine with 32 MB. I would recommend the CD version (no
hard disk). if you can get another 16MB you should be ok.

sai