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 From:  Peter Teunissen <lists at onemanifest dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Will m0n0wall run alright on a 486DX2-66?
 Date:  Sat, 21 Jan 2006 16:24:08 +0100
It does support ISA, I've got one running as WAN nic. it uses the ep  
driver.

just my 2c.

Peter

On 21-jan-2006, at 15:56, Brandon wrote:

> and don't forget that m0n0 wall only supports pci nics (to my  
> knowledge), you said it was isa system?  you will need pci slots  
> unless you want to make a custom m0n0wall image for your isa hardware
>
> Michael Dale wrote:
>
>> Andrew Greenwood wrote:
>>
>>> I'm considering reincarnating my m0n0wall machine as a dedicated  
>>> access
>>> point (primarily so I don't have to have data going upstairs and
>>> downstairs again just because I need the AP in a better location!)
>>>
>>> Current machine is a P133 with 48 MB RAM.
>>>
>>> I have a 486 motherboard with a 486DX2-66 chip in it, not sure  
>>> how much
>>> RAM but there are a couple of 72 pin SIMM slots. The expansion  
>>> slots are
>>> entirely ISA.
>>>
>>> With enough RAM in it, would this be adequate for m0n0wall to  
>>> function on?
>>> The wireless AP box would probably be plugged into another  
>>> standard NIC in
>>> the m0n0wall box.
>>>
>>> I can't imagine the CPU usage would be extortionate, but having  
>>> said that,
>>> watching the CPU graph of m0n0wall it sometimes seems like just  
>>> refreshing
>>> a web page maxes out the CPU for a second or so!
>>>
>>> It'd just save me buying a whole new PC :)
>>>
>>>
>>> =#==> Silver Blade <==#=
>>>
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>> "
>>
>>
>>      2.2.1. Minimum Requirements
>>
>> *486 processor* - Any 486 or higher processor is sufficient for
>> m0n0wall. Exactly how much processor you will need for your  
>> particular
>> implementation varies depending on your Internet connection  
>> bandwidth,
>> number of simultaneous connections required, what features you  
>> will use,
>> etc. For most deployments, a 486 or Pentium processor is sufficient.
>>
>> *64 MB of RAM* - 64 MB RAM is the official suggested minimum. The CD
>> version of m0n0wall has been reported to work fine for some people  
>> with
>> only 32 MB. When using the CompactFlash or hard drive versions of
>> m0n0wall, expect upgrades to fail with less than 64 MB. This is  
>> because
>> m0n0wall stores everything in RAM and uses no swap space - when it  
>> runs
>> out of RAM, it has nothing to fall back on."
>>
>> http://doc.m0n0.ch/handbook/hardware-pc.html
>>
>>
>>
>>
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