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RE: Linux firewall/router on 420M drive? Plus other questions...



On Thu, 12 Oct 2000, Jamin Collins wrote:
> It is possible to get Linux installed a route and more on a 420 MB drive.
> However it can become a little cramped and (if not partitioned properly) be
> taken out by log floods.  It is very feasible and I'm sure that some of the
> people on this list are running something very similar for their firewall
> configurations.  Personally, I have a few other items, like development
> sources, (I'm sure many of them are not needed) installed on my firewall,
> and my used space is 478MB without swap.
> 
> As for a definitive source for setting up a firewall, I've read the IP Masq
> HOWTO found here:
> http://www.linuxdocs.org/IP-Masquerade-HOWTO.html
> I also referred to the Trinity OS manual found here:
> http://www.ecst.csuchico.edu/~dranch/LINUX/index-linux.html
> 
> Hope this is of some help.
> 
Why not install LRP on that machine and be done with it? :-) Or
Coyote Linux (an LRP clone.)
 	John





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