In a matter of hours, my company has decided to make this an official
project that I will be working on. I've made provisions with the man in
charge to allow me to post our findings/processes to the open source
community. As the project progresses, I'll keep everyone informed and
will be sure to post our findings to the list here as well as the wiki.
Our reference platform will be the Raq 3i. We also have a Raq 3 but it
only has one NIC and no expansion. The Raq 3i has two onboard ethernet
as well as a PCI slot. I'm thinking a four port Realtek will fit there
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> Try googling centos plus blue quartz. They have some good information
> on how to load different bios, etc. on the Cobalts.
> On 10/20/06, James W Harrington <jamesh at thefifthrace dot com> wrote:
>> I often thought it would be a great use for them, but didnt have the
>> techie expertise to try it. Would be interested to see if its
>> possible though there are a lot of RAQ3 and RAQ4 appliances out there
>> From: Tim Nelson [mailto:tnelson at rockbochs dot com]
>> Sent: Fri 10/20/2006 07:23
>> To: m0n0wall
>> Subject: [m0n0wall] Cobalt Raq 3?
>> Hello! I see in the archives some vague reference to the Sun Cobalt Raq
>> line of network appliances. I've got my hands on a few of these and
>> would like to know peoples' experience with them and m0n0wall. I
>> understand they are slightly different as the BIOS contains some sort of
>> mini kernel which is then supposed to boot the RaqOS or your linux
>> distro of choice. I think these boxes could easily become another
>> somewhat standardized platform for m0n0wall users such as the Nokia
>> appliances. Any thoughts?
>> Tim Nelson
>> Technical Consultant
>> Rockbochs Inc.
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