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 From:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Chris Bagnall" <lists at minotaur dot cc>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] m0n0snort
 Date:  Thu, 15 Feb 2007 11:19:03 +0500
On 2/15/07, Chris Bagnall <lists at minotaur dot cc> wrote:
> > Periodically, there are questions on the list to add
> > functionality to m0n0wall that don't have much to do with its core
> > purpose - firewalling.
>
> I hope that with the move to FBSD6 this isn't already happening. There have
> been quite a few reports on the list of much reduced thoughput (particularly
> with embedded platforms) using 6 over 4. It seems to me the only real
> advantage 6 offers over 4 is the improved network drivers available to
> wireless users.
>
> I do hope the move to 6 in the 1.3.x version won't mean a loss of support
> for 4, especially on the smaller platforms (net4501, 64mb, etc.)
>
> Regards,
>
> Chris
> --
> C.M. Bagnall, Director, Minotaur I.T. Limited
> This email is made from 100% recycled electrons
>
>

Unfortunately FreeBSD 4 is EOL.  I think we have to wait until FreeBSd
 7 for performance like we see in 4.

sai