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 From:  "John Stoffel" <john at stoffel dot org>
 To:  Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Recommended hardware to replace WRAP board?
 Date:  Tue, 21 Jan 2014 10:41:12 -0500
>>>>> "Lee" == Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> writes:

Lee> On 01/20/2014 08:15 PM, John Stoffel wrote:
>> Thanks for the suggestion Lee.  I'm hoping to future proof myself for
>> another 8 years if I can manage it.
>> 
>> So what I really like about the WRAP board is that it's completely
>> silent, with no moving parts.  Durable, low power, yet it does what I
>> need without any problems.  I can't even remember when I bought that
>> board, but it's been rock solid for a long long time, probably eight
>> years?  About when I joined the m0n0wall list for the first time, and
>> I had the board then.
>> 
>> Anyway, it's time to replace it with, ideally, something just as power
>> efficient, quiet and with no moving parts.  I'm really liking the new
>> PC-engines APU board, assuming it will work reliably, and it $140 plus
>> power supply and case, it's not too bad, esp over 8 years.

Lee> This ain't $140.  But it will do gigabit speed between ports and
Lee> quite a bit of encryption for VPNs.
Lee> http://www.logicsupply.com/computers/solutions/firewall-networking/fw100f/

Lee> And fanless.  They have some for less if fnaless is not required as well.

LOL, at $500 per, they certainly aren't cheap.  I suspect I'll either
go with an ALIX board or maybe the new ALU board from PC-Engines.
This is just a home box I'm thinking of upgrading since I'd like to
goto m0n0wall 1.8 sometime in the future.



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