On Monday 26 June 2006 12:54, Chris Buechler wrote:
> On 6/26/06, Michel R Vaillancourt <mvaillancourt at privalodc dot com> wrote:
> > That having been said, is there a way to get M0n0wall to
> > recognize a Token Ring card?
> I think this is the longest thread ever without having a definitive
> answer. :)
Yes. I am hoping most community support is more ... definitive than
> No, m0n0wall cannot support token ring because there is no token ring
> support in FreeBSD at all. A group was working on support back in the
> 90's, but ditched their efforts when they came to the conclusion
> almost everybody else had already - TR was dying very quickly. And
> good riddance to that junk too.
> Now it's 2006. Token ring is beyond dead, it belongs in a dumpster. :)
Easy to say if you aren't the one owning the AS400 plugged into it. ;)
> I think you'll be *VERY* hard pressed in 2006 to find any firewall
> with TR support, other than maybe something like Check Point where you
> bring your own hardware.
Ok. Thanks for the info. I'll have to figure out where to go from here.