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Re: Linux firewall vs Windows and Hardware based firewalls

Mark Ferlatte wrote:

For any small (read: DS3 or less), a PC based firewall will perform just as
well as a hardware firewall.  On the other hand, do you _want_ to be paged at
4am because your PC based firewall ate a disk?

Don't know.
My disk is 8 years old and still spinning.

If the only thing I had to worry about was one call every 8 years I would be pretty happy!

Get a really slow drive, they last longer.

It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're
stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm.
		-- Dion, noted computer scientist

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