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Re: X on a 486

On Sat, Jun 03, 2000 at 11:03, Sven Burgener wrote:
> Apropos 486 and firewall: what requirements are there for a firewall /
> masq. gateway to serve a LAN of approx. 20 - 50 clients?
> I mean, I have seen a 486 25sx w/z a cable modem serve up to 5 clients
> completely fine. It has IIRC 48 mbs of ram and was using about 100
> ipchains rules. Are there any tests / comparisons on this subject?

I once used a 486-DX100 between a 35+ client internal network and a 1.1MB
DSL line. No problems. May still be running for all I know, I don't work
there anymore.

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