You clowns with your diskless servers just crack
me up. Everyone brags about their years of uptime
on their servers, yet you just can't put up a
firewall or router without a disk. What, are you
still using mfm drives or something? 

--- DW <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Philippe Lang wrote:
> > [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:
> >   
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Just doing some early morning brainstorming,
> and my crazy thought of
> >> the day is this: 
> >>
> >> My life would be so much easier if I could
> just get rid of my
> >> stupid PIX firewalls, and replace them what
> I know and love:
> >> FreeBSD. It's not that the PIX's have been
> causing me
> >> problems or anything like that, it's just
> that I believe in
> >> streamlining whenever possible, and since
> we've already
> >> exterminated Microsoft in my server room for
> at least 3
> >> years, the only thing left that's not
> running FreeBSD are my
> >> appliances (firewalls and switches) and 2
> leftover legacy
> >> servers still running Redhat that haven't
> been worth the
> >> effort to migrate to FreeBSD. I'm a one-man
> shop, and I can
> >> survive using the PIX IOS when I have to,
> but would just as
> >> soon use BSD if I could. Questions:
> >>
> >> 1) If I did this, I would probably only do
> it if I could
> >> figure out how to rack up some diskless
> servers to my 2-post
> >> communications rack. Any thoughts on
> hardware candidates, etc.?
> >>
> >> 2) If I did this, maybe it would be wiser to
> go with OpenBSD
> >> instead, since it is known for security?
> >>
> >> 3) Any good tutorials on setting up a
> diskless servers for
> >> Free/OpenBSD? 
> >>
> >> 4) Any other considerations?
> >>
> >> 5) Am I just being stupid and should I just
> keep my PIX's
> >> going? I know, I know, if it ain't broke,
> don't fix it.
> >>     
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Maybe a good start for you would be to have a
> look at http://www.m0n0.ch/wall/.
> >   
> WOW!!!!!! This is exactly what I was looking
> for and more! Can't wait to 
> start trying it out! Thanks!
> 
> 
> > Cheers,
> >
> > ---------------
> > Philippe Lang
> > Attik System
> >
> >   
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