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 From:  Brandon <bstone108 at comcast 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 22:15:37 -0600
nice to know, I never managed to get it to run with isa only system. 
must be my cards.  stupid pos cheap evil chipsets :P

guess I just didn't experiment with enough cards, only the box 500 
random unlabeled cards salvaged from old pcs and most of those are the 
same so I only tried 1

later
Brandon

Peter Teunissen wrote:

>
>
> 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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