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Re: ADSL Router.

On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 10:25:38 +1100
"Matt Palmer" <mpalmer@hezmatt.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 10:26:24AM -0500, Bob Clark wrote:
> > Why not let the 486 firewall box do the routing too, or is it your
> > goal to learn about commercial routers?  You can run your own subnet
> > behind the firewall and use iptables/masquerading to provide
> > connectivity to the internet for hosts on your private subnet.
> If you want to learn about commercial-grade routing, you're still
> going to want to do it with a Linux box.  They manage multiple
> connections much better (read: they do) than those hinky little boxes,
> and once you get beyond something that an old Linux box will handle,
> it's the $50k Cisco time.  W00t!
> - Matt
Thanks to everybody that answered.
I've got plenty to think about, and a clear direction to go in.
Regards and thanks,


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