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 From:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Monowall on MaxTerm 3300 or other Thin Client
 Date:  Wed, 14 Jun 2006 09:35:49 -0500
On Wed, 14 Jun 2006 01:17:16 -0700
  Terry Christopher <tc27 at shaw dot ca> wrote:

> I was wondering if anyone tried running m0n0wall on the MaxTerm 3300 
>Thin Client?  I think it uses a VIA C3, and has 128-256MB RAM, 1 
>built-in 10/100, and 1 PCI slot.  Could be a cheap way to build an 
>access point with a wireless PCI card, or a router with a wired one.

> There is someone on eBay selling these at $90 USD, these probably 
>have a VIA C3 800mhz, with 256MB RAM.
> Here is a link to the user manual:
> http://www.neoware.com/docs/maxspeed/MaxTerm%205300%20User%20Guide%20(EU).pdf

> I found this unit when I was looking for something small and quiet 
>with 2x LAN and 1x WLAN.  Maybe someone knows if there is a 
>thin-client out there with either 2 integrated lans and a 
>PCI/PCMCIA/miniPCI slot?  Or 2 slots, and 1 integrated LAN?  I guess 
>one could take 2 of these, and use 1 as a router and another as an 
>AP?

> On a side note, does anyone know if you could use one of these as a 
>browsing station using Damn Small Linux (64MB) or something similar?

I am using 2 neoware boxes for m0n0wall right now.  However, I do not 
recommend m0n0wall for wireless.  It just does not do it very well, 
and I am picky.  For $90 you can get a WRT54GL with Thibor firmware 
that does wireless VERY well.

                         Lee