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 From:  Dennis Karlsson <dennis at denniskarlsson dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Beta 1.3b1 released
 Date:  Wed, 20 Dec 2006 17:08:08 +0100
Hi

Here you can see the difference in CPU usage before and after v1.3b.

http://www.denniskarlsson.com/stats/rrd/eth_firewall_wifi.php

/ Dennis

Mark Ryan wrote:
> I just upgraded my netgate m1n1wall WRAP appliance.  I will keep an eye 
> out for any issues.
> 
> I notice it uses a little more cpu and memory than 1.22 did.
> 
> Mark
> 
> Manuel Kasper wrote:
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> the long wait is over - the first FreeBSD 6.x-based version of
>> m0n0wall, 1.3b1, is ready! After the contest idea proved not to be
>> the right way to get m0n0wall updated, I decided to do it myself,
>> taking Dinesh Nair's initial efforts as a starting point - the focus
>> was clearly on making everything work and not on adding new features,
>> but still, we can already enjoy some of the improvements that 6.x
>> brings. Here's what's new:
>>
>> - changed base system to FreeBSD 6.2-RC1 -> better support for new
>> hardware, Ethernet NICs, etc.
>>
>> - Atheros wireless cards are finally supported -> wireless-related
>> webGUI pages have been improved
>>
>> - generic-pc-cdrom: configuration may now also be stored on an USB
>> memory stick
>> (booting m0n0wall (generic-pc) from USB memory sticks should now also
>> work on most PCs)
>>
>> I've put a lot of work into making sure that everything works and
>> behaves as in 1.22/1.23b1, and most features have already been
>> tested, but still - this is a beta version, and some things might not
>> yet work as intended. Back up your configuration file first, just to
>> be safe. It is possible to upgrade to 1.3b1 from 1.2 and up via the
>> webGUI. Downgrades from 1.3b1 to 1.2x should also work fine.
>>
>> Detailed change log and downloads:
>>
>> http://m0n0.ch/wall/beta.php
>>
>> Work on the new concept for m0n0wall is also going well, and with any
>> luck, a proof-of-concept implementation will be available in February.
>>
>> Have fun,
>>
>> Manuel
>>
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