Re: Building Debian firewall
On Sun, May 27, 2001 at 11:32:27AM -0700, Kirk Schroeder wrote:
> On Sat, May 26, 2001 at 11:03:47PM -0400, Ed Street wrote:
> > Hello,
> > sounds all good BUT I would *STRONGLY* recomend you do *NOT*, I repeat, do
> > *NOT* use reiserFS on a firewall box. My boxes are potato with minimal
> > packages installed. I wrote my own script using iptables and other usefull
> > packages.
Sorry, I've missed this mail and it's not in the archives yet so you
might have explained this, but why not use Reiserfs? I consider it great
for firewalls, as the probability of a succesfull boot after a power out
is much higher then with ext2.
People just generally like to disagree.