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 From:  Rasmus Fauske <rasmus at postboks dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Frequent reboots necessary?
 Date:  Mon, 09 Jan 2006 17:42:57 +0100
Ron Freidel wrote:

>Oivind (oivindg at gmail dot com) wrote:
>>Hello, I am a newcomer to m0n0wall. I notice that it asks to reboot
>>quite often, especially when altering interface specifications.
>>Is it possible/prioritized to prevent reboot necessity? I am asking
>>because it makes m0n0wall less attractive to commercial/live use,
>>which I think is a pity.
>Can you name a commercial firewall/vpn that doesn't require a reboot after
>altering interface specifications?
>I administer Juniper Netscreen firewall/vpn's and those things require a
>reboot even if you just look at it the wrong way.
That is not true at all, you will almost never need to reboot a 
netscreen appliance. Everything is on the fly except updating of keys, 
replacing config or firmware.

Rasmus Fauske