Re: 486 router is very slow
Marc Haber wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jun 2001 01:52:41 +0200 (CEST), Leen Besselink
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> I set up a router with my old 486 computer. I have there potato witch kernel
> >> 2.4 installed.
> >try running 2.2 or 2.0 instead, that might help also.
> In a router, having 2.4 has a _very_ strong point called netfilter.
yes, but then you must know that netfilter eats up much more
memory than the previous ipchains.
I think maybe this is the problem; having a netfilter firewall
with reasonable set of rules requires 32-64 RAM (it depends)
I think I saw this discution on the netfilter list stating this...
sorry, I didn't follow the disscution here: does it swap a lot?