Re: PII fast enough for firewall
On Dec 4, 2007, at 6:18 AM, Douglas A. Tutty wrote:
Or OpenBSD. Has a much smaller memory footprint (means less swapping)
than linux and perhaps faster as well. Also, since its a firewall,
OpenBSD is supposed to be the most secure firewall to which regular
people have access.
I also found pf a little more intuitive to configure than Linux's
iptables, but this is probably a matter of personal preference. And
it is indeed very fast.
Unless the original poster has a lot of rules, though, I kind of
doubt the firewall overhead is actually his problem.