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Re: Recommendations for small NetBSD network box
On Thu, Sep 06, 2012 at 07:38:14AM +0100, David Laight wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 10:22:43PM +0100, David Brownlee wrote:
> > I'm looking for a small box to act as a NAT & low traffic VPN device.
> > Requirements are pretty simple:
> > - At least two Ethernet interfaces (100base fine)
> > - Enough RAM to to run NAT (probably pf), and IPSEC or OpenVPN
> > (fortunately not both) for up to about 50 web (or weblike) clients &
> > sshd
> > - Small (sub mini-itx), and cased (looks like a product)
> > - USB port to plug in a 3G dongle would be nice.
> > I could obviously easily find something running Linux, but I'd prefer
> > to have it running NetBSD.
> > Does anyone have any suggestions?
> Anyone any experience of the 'routerboard' hardware (or software)?
> I did a quick search for something simailar a while ago and found it.
Last I looked, the PowerPC-based RouterBOARDs seemed to have a lot of
networking features at an affordable price.
I have run NetBSD on the RB153 (based on an Infineon MIPS, IIRC). It's
old and probably not for sale any more.
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