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 From:  "Jonathan De Graeve" <Jonathan dot De dot Graeve at imelda dot be>
 To:  "Paul Taylor" <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>, "Ryan Wagoner" <Ryan at wgnrs dot dynu dot com>, "Tarun Kundhi" <tkundhi at inebraska dot com>
 Cc:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] gigabit hardware sizing and intel 82573 driver support
 Date:  Fri, 24 Mar 2006 22:48:03 +0100
If you could, please stay away from the celeron. A normal p4 is much
better in encryption etc

J.

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van: Paul Taylor [mailto:PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com]
> Verzonden: vrijdag 24 maart 2006 22:37
> Aan: Ryan Wagoner; Tarun Kundhi
> CC: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Onderwerp: RE: [m0n0wall] gigabit hardware sizing and intel 82573
driver
> support
> 
> 
> The dual core version could be used by Monowall... You'd need a build
that
> has SMP enabled, but I think there are some floating around out there.
> 
> Paul
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ryan Wagoner [mailto:Ryan at wgnrs dot dynu dot com]
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 4:32 PM
> To: Tarun Kundhi
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: RE: [m0n0wall] gigabit hardware sizing and intel 82573 driver
> support
> 
> I doubt monowall uses the advanced features of the pentium chip. On
> tigerdirect.com until the 31st you can get a 3.2GHz Celeron D chip for
> 109 minus a 50 dollar mail in rebate so its only 59.99. This would
give
> you a faster machine if its needed. Again not sure on freebsd, but I
> would think if it doesn't support pentium features a faster celeron d
> chip would be better and less than half the cost.
> 
> Ryan
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tarun Kundhi [mailto:tkundhi at inebraska dot com]
> Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 4:11 PM
> To: m0n0wall list
> Subject: [m0n0wall] gigabit hardware sizing and intel 82573 driver
> support
> 
> I would appreciate a second set of eyes to verify that I properly
speced
> (overkill is OK) a box capable of gigabit speed between interfaces.
Also
> I'm concerned about Intel 82573V being support supported.
> 
> Background:
> We need a total of 6 interfaces with 1Gb between 3 of them, 2
interfaces
> will be 100Mb and the final one could be anything. I know this
computer
> has more CPU power than we need but scaling down the processer to a
> single core P4 doesn't even change the price a $100.
> 
> In addition to basic firewall functions we will have captive portal on
> the 100Mb interface for wireless access (via AP) and will have 3 site
to
> site VPNs to other m0n0walls. This machine must be rackmountable.
> 
> Machine Details:
> CPU:  Intel Pentium D 920 (2.8GHz, Dual Core, 2MB/Core L2 Cache,
EM64T,
> 800 FSB)
> RAM:  512MB (2 x 256MB) Unbuffered ECC DDR2-667
> NIC:  Dual 10/100/1000 Mbps NICs (Intel 82573V) - Integrated PCI-X -
> 64Bit/133MHz:  Intel PRO/1000 MT Quad Port Server Adapter SATA HDD
> Mounting:  2 x Fixed Mount HDD Bays Hot-Swap HDD 1:  None Low Profile
> CD-ROM OR IDE Disk on Module:  512MB ATA100 CF Module
> Floppy:  None
> Rail Kit:  2 Piece Ball Bearing Rail Kit
> O/S:  None
> Size: 1U
> 
> Comments are appreictaed.
> 
> Tarun
> 
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