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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.



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