On 9/4/06, liran tal <liransgarage at gmail dot com> wrote:
> I'm thinking the pitfalls are probably:
> * The firewall rules limit that BSD allows (if there is any)
> * If the httpd would be able to handle the load of requests for
> authentication and such
Not a lot. It's not a typical hotspot. It is more of WISP type of
business. Some casual users but most are monthly subs.
> * The through-put of the box. 50k is alot, even if every client is only
> receiving 256kbit/512kbit which is a
> minimum speed requirement by end-users these days.
It seems like a critical issue. I actually need around 500Mbit/s
combined at peak. That said, this is why I am considering a freebsd
based solution. But I thought FreeBSD 4.1 does not handle SMP well in