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 From:  Sea <seaeric at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  "James W. McKeand" <james at mckeand dot biz>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Version 1.22 freeze
 Date:  Mon, 12 Jun 2006 08:13:57 -0700
I need something small because my rack space is so limiteed.  I wonder if a
stripped down super micro 1U box would work well?

Eric

On 6/12/06, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
>
> On Mon, 12 Jun 2006 07:57:16 -0700
>   Sea <seaeric at gmail dot com> wrote:
> > I haven't deployed a monowall yet, but I need a very reliable
> >firewall for
> > my network so the only time it should be rebooted is if I need to
> >move the
> > power cable! I haven't followed this thread, but how prevalant is
> >the freeze
> > and lockup issue?
>
> In all of my 30+ implementations I have had about 7 installation
> issues.  I have only had 4 problems with existing installations.  All
> were hardware problems.  2 were memory, and 2 were a power supply.
> Good hardware makes a big difference.  A good used business class
> machine (I have a bunch of Dell GX200 SFF machines) will do better
> than a new budget box.  In the past I have recommended some $40 SFF
> cases.  I would no longer do so, because the power supplies are just
> poor.  (2 that went bad, and 1 that was bad at the beginning, out of
> about 10)  And my machines only reboot for firmware upgrades.
>
>                            Lee
>