Re: modifying boot floppies to do a firewall only install.
On Sun, 30 Jul 2000, Rene Mayrhofer wrote:
> Mircea Luca wrote:
> > Bernd Eckenfels wrote:
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jul 26, 2000 at 05:17:35AM +0800, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > > I just (subscribed and) posted a similar query to debian-user - does anyone
> > > > know of an existing project along these lines or should I go ahead and start
> > > > one?:
> > >
> > > We have one, it is called debwall. It is not only for the boot-floppy usage,
> > > but for debian in firewalls. I think you can use the debwall mailing list to
> > > communicate for your project (its quite dead recently)
> > >
> > > I need a similiar project, a boot disk with openSSL on it for making a
> > > secure single disk CA system.
> > >
> > > Greetings
> > > BErnd
> > > --
> > If somebody will start such a project please cc me since I'm interested
> > to help.
> > Well with testing and writing documentation since my programming skills
> > are kinnda missing(except for some basic shell scripting).:-)
> > But I definitely think that we need a project that will do a quick base
> > install
> > and leave all the configuration for afterwards.At least that's my idea
> > and I planned to start modifying the dbootstrap in this regard the
> > coming week,now that TestCycle3 CD is out .I planned to use this to make
> > an install for a firewall for
> > home use where you don't need to much except for the base and maybe
> > dial-up,ISDN,PPoE .I did a base install+dial-up at work and all I needed
> > extra was
> > the firewall script.
> > Ofcourse if somebody more knowledgeable will start a project that will
> > do exactly this I'd rather help with what I can.
> Please have a look at http://gibraltar.vianova.at/
> It describes my Debian-based firewall project. ISO images of the first beta
> version will be available in a few days (if nothing unexpected happens until
> If you have any questions, please ask me.
> best greets,
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