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 From:  "Brian Quinn" <bquinner at hotmail dot com>
 To:  fpage at thebetteros dot oche dot de, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall hangs
 Date:  Mon, 09 Oct 2006 15:20:52 +0000
Hi,

I went to pfSense too, but I had a problems with it so I switched back. I'd 
say I could resolve them with time but I'd prefer to stick with monowall.

Brian


>From: Frederick Page <fpage at thebetteros dot oche dot de>
>To: m0n0wall list <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
>Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] M0n0wall hangs
>Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 13:37:20 +0200
>
>Hallo Krist,
>
>Krist van Besien schrieb am 09. October 2006:
>
> >I run m0n0wall 1.22 on a WRAP board. Last night the router hung
> >completely.
>
>You might wish to use the search function on the mailing list
>archives. The issue was hard to reproduce and occurs "only" on a
>minority of m0n0wall installations.
>
>I do not expect a solution for the current 1.2 m0n0 branch, since the
>project is moving towards a more recent FreeBSD and more recent
>software (the current elderly software is suspected to be the
>culprit).
>
>Although the pfSense project is kind of "bloated" for embedded systems
>(that is of course just my personal opinion), I moved to pfSense since
>early 1.0 pre-releases and have not experienced the hang yet, uptimes
>of about 90 days were no problem, I never had more than 14 days on
>m0n0, sometimes only a few hours uptime.
>
>Some major pains in the neck for pfSense-embedded were fixed with the
>current 1.0-RC3 as well. Boottime is reduced, applying firewall rules
>is much faster and the major pain of re-flashing the CF card
>(embedded), rebooting, restoring config, rebooting again is gone as
>well: pfSense-embedded is now upgradeable.
>
>Although I am rather content at the moment, I still am a big fan of
>m0n0wall (besides: without it there would have been no pfSense) and am
>planning on returning to m0n0, once the hangups seize to occur.
>
>Best regards   Frederick
>
>
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