Re: Hardware Reqmts for an IP Masquerader

Stuart Lynne (sl@gateway.fireplug.net)
10 Mar 1999 20:33:53 GMT


In article <000b01be6aab$d049c540$2330bfd1@mark>,
Mark Riehl <mriehl@monmouth.com> wrote:
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>Guys,
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>I'm planning on setting up a Linux box to act as an IP masquerader =
>connected to a cable modem. I'm setting it up so that this machine IP =
>masquerade to the cable modem for a Linux machine and a Win98 machine. =
>This machine won't be doing anything else, only acting as the IP =
>masquerader.
>
>I have a spare 486/100. Will this handle it? I need to buy some RAM, =
>how much would you suggest?

Fine. You probably want 16MB ram.

See http://edge.fireplug.net for a free Linux firewall suitable for
cable connections.

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