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Re: [vox-tech] hardware for linux or bsd based router?
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Re: [vox-tech] hardware for linux or bsd based router?

Bill Broadley wrote:
> You didn't mention how much traffic you planned to handle, but I'd at least 
> consider something like the linksys WRTSL54GS.  It's well supported by various 
> linux distributions designed for use as routers/firewalls.
> I like that particular model because is has 2-4 times the ram, storage, and
> CPU of other models.  Not to mention a USB port if you want to add some 
> storage or other devices (I was thinking of a webcam).
> I suspect you could by two for fallover and still be cheaper than many other
> options.
> Certainly not going to be as fast as some of the SBC platforms at 800 MHz and 
> up, but possibly plenty, cheap, and reliable.  Not that the soekeris doesn't 
> sound interesting, if anyone has additional details on the mesh networking
> and the soekeris please post.


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