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Openbsd on a linksys WRT54gs OR RE: Linux port of pf
Some reason waht i think, for a linux port of pf:
Is i like the idee to work on a linksys wrt 54 gs
(see also http://www.openwrt.org
OpenWrt is a linux distribution for the Linksys WRT54G. Instead of trying to cram every possible feature into one firmware, OpenWrt provides only a minimal firmware with support for add-on packages. For users this means the ability to custom tune features, removing unwanted packages to make room for other packages and for developers this means being able to focus on packages without having to test and release an entire firmware.
But linux/OpenWrt have'nd PF, and so the wrt has also no PF... (porting of OpenBSD, to the wrt54 is IMOH not the way becose you need linux only binriys for the 802.11b/g module...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]]
> On Behalf Of Sean
> Sent: Wednesday, October 20, 2004 12:14 AM
> To: Douglas Santos
> Cc: [email protected]
> Subject: Re: Linux port of pf
> Douglas Santos wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 19, 2004 at 09:08:50PM +0100, Ed wrote:
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> >>Hello Guys,
> >>Has anyone ported pf for use on linux kernels? I like the
> firewall so
> >>much I want to use it on the debian systems.
> > Why not to use it on OpenBSD?
> That's a very helpful comment, Douglas.
> Anyway, to address the original posters question, the only
> systems I've
> seen pf ported to are FreeBSD and NetBSD. There was some talk about
> porting pf to linux 2.6 on a security list early this year, but I've
> haven't seen anything since.