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Re: pf vs ASIC firewalls
On Mon, Mar 14, 2005 at 03:50:23PM +0530, Siju George wrote:
> Could Someone please tell me the advantages of PF against Firewalls
> using the ASIC technology in terms of Security and perfomance??
If there is a bug in pf, we'll tell you, and you can apply a patch.
If there is a bug in your ASIC, and the vendor tells you at all, there
are two options: go back to doing the packet processing in the
underpowered CPU, or replace the hardware.