Re: Re (2): Need help setting up a home LAN
Eike Lantzsch wrote:
On Monday 02 May 2011 16:24:36 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
From: Paul E Condon <email@example.com>
Date: Mon, 02 May 2011 12:55:37 -0600
It is crazy to write such misleading error messages. I did, in fact,
Ouch! A friend returned a new router to the vendor after
encountering such a bad proprietary interface.
An elegant solution is to assemble a Linux router based
on a salvaged desktop or laptop machine.
I always found setting up an OpenBSD router much easier IMHO and
documentation is excellent.
Regards, ... Peter E.
For a basic firewall, m0n0wall is quick and about as easy as they come.
Runs on a variety of hardware, including an ordinary PC with two NICs.
It's FreeBSD based.