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 From:  Eric Collins <eric at tawifi dot com>
 To:  Wayne Fiori <dev9null at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Nokia IP330 Performance
 Date:  Tue, 17 Jan 2006 17:17:25 -0700
No HD, hoping to replace it with a CF/HD adapter, which is what I would 
normally use on a m0n0 system anyway.


Wayne Fiori wrote:

>On 1/17/06, Eric Collins <eric at tawifi dot com> wrote:
>>I am just wondering if anyone out there who runs an IP330 could shed
>>some light on the performance of the devices that they have seen. Here
>>is the low down on what I am planning
>>I have a IP330 (3 intel nics, CPU: 400mhz K2, 256mb ram)
>>The clients network is a fractional DS3 currently capped at 30mbit.
>>The network runs 24/7 at around 18-20Mbps, primarily used as a http farm.
>>The 330 will be used as a filtered dmz setup (as out lined in the docs)
>>Basically I need to know if the 330 will handle this kind of network
>>load, as I have no experience with these devices, and the client would
>>like to re-purpose the 330 to save money so I dont have to build them my
>>normal m0n0 hardware setup.
>>Maybe cite some examples of the load you have seen these devices handle?
>This hardware rev of the IP330 (there were two previous motherboards)
>is able to maintain an 18-20Mbps of network throughput running IPSO
>and Check Point FW-1. Depending on the packet size experienced they
>the IP330 (predominantly small versus predominantly large), the
>hardware performance my differ slightly. Given that m0n0wall is a much
>smaller footprint  than that beast FW-1, I would expect the
>performance to be equal or better than that under IPSO.
>Otherwise, the IP330 did not have hard drive problems. Will the new
>configuration retain the hard drive or not?