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 From:  "jan gestre" <m0n0wall dot list at gmail dot com>
 To:  YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] PC hardware specifications.
 Date:  Tue, 18 Jul 2006 02:23:01 +0800
On 7/15/06, YvesDM <ydmlog at gmail dot com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> I need to setup a few monowalls in the near future.
> All of them will use the captive portal connecting to a radius server for
> authentication and accounting.
> Users will vary from 4 to 30 on the different monowalls.
> I was wondering what kind of pc hardware will be ok to do this monowall
> job?
> I will use a CF2IDE adapter and  a compact flash card to boot from.
>
> So far I've set up a PII 400MHz  system with 128MB ram and a 128MB CF
> card.
> It's doing fine and the memory use sits at only 19%, but there hasn't been
> much stress on that machine so far.
> Only a max. of 4 users now and no traffic shaping or so.
>
> What are you guys experiences on more heavy loads?
> What CPU?, amount of RAM?, etc. do you use?
>
> i have my monowall on a compaq deskpro pentium 233mmx with 256mb ram
> installed on a 40gb drive, i have 40 users connected and 3 public servers in
> my dmz, so far its great, the system is only using 9% of resources.
>