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Re: system requirements

On Sun, 17 Aug 2003, Pierre THIERRY wrote:
>> I would be looking close at 500+MHz for the CPU, to be honest.
> It seems very huge to me! I heard many running some 486 or pentium as
> thier firewall...

Sure, but they probably don't expect to get wire speed analysis,
firewall processing and forwarding between two gigabit network segment.

Processing more than 1.4 million packets per second in a full duplex
environment is a little more demanding than the 256/64 ADSL I have at


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