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 From:  Paul Taylor <PaulTaylor at winn dash dixie dot com>
 To:  Tim Vaughan <talltim at gmail dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] 6.1 Port
 Date:  Thu, 27 Jul 2006 08:27:12 -0400
If that's the approach you want to take, just run pfSense and don't use the
extra features it has.  :)

The quickest way to move M0n0wall to FreeBSD 6.1 may be to look at the dev
notes for FreeNAS, since that developer has already done it, but with a
different aim...  (No firewall features are needed on a NAS, so that made
things easier I'm sure)

Paul


-----Original Message-----
From: Tim Vaughan [mailto:talltim at gmail dot com] 
Sent: Thursday, July 27, 2006 4:47 AM
To: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] 6.1 Port

> My understanding of the whole thing is, that a) m0n0wall is a completely
> different approach to the whole firewall thing than pfSense: m0n0wall is
> meant for lean&mean systems, where pfSense wants to be a full featured
> product. So, each of both has it's right to exist.
> b) is, that having m0n0wall running with FreeBSD 6.1 brings the
> advantage of much more hardware support, which alone is worth the work
> in my eyes.

If this is the case, isn't the quickest way of getting m0n0wall on
FreeBSD 6.1 just to cut out everything that pfSense has added until it
has feature parity with current m0n0wall?

Tim

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