--------- Original Message --------- Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Recommended hardware to replace WRAP
From: "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
Date: 1/20/14 6:26 pm
To: "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
On 01/20/2014 06:08 PM, Mike Nichols wrote:
> pc engines is ready to release new alix boards.
> i'll post link soon.
> Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> The question is, how fast do you need to go? A Wyse WinTerm and a dual
> port Intel nic makes a very good firewall, but only up to about 45meg.
> I doubt it will be as cheap as a WinTerm you can find on eBay for $25
> and a nic for $20. :) But from the specs I have seen it will perform a
> lot better! Like the Logic supply systems at $400.
I've used a recycled HP T-5700 series thin client, with an expansion side and a dual-NIC card added.
Gives 3 NICs. All-in it was about $100 at the time.
I've also bought ALIX kits for around $200. Less CPU power, but ultimately more convenient.