On Thu, 20 Nov 2003 08:43 am, Jonathon McKitrick wrote: > On Wed, Nov 19, 2003 at 03:04:54PM -0600, Kevin D. Kinsey, DaleCo, S.P. wrote: > : Jonathon McKitrick wrote: > : >Hi all, > : > > : >I'm hoping to use an old laptop for a dialup firewall. I'd like to > : > leave it > : >always on as part of the network, but I don't want it to have the HD > : >running > : >all the time. If possible, I'd like it to work almost completely > : > without the drive. > : > > : >How could I do this? > : > > : >NOTE: Please CC me, as I am not currently subscribed. Thanks. > : > > : >jm > : > : #man picobsd > > Exactly what I needed! Thanks!
You can also get CF and similar solid stat memory chips to IDE connection adaptors for around AU$30... so you could have the boot image etc. on a disk with no moving parts... also USB minidisk stuff too... quieter, no moving parts.... for use in conjunction with picobsd, etc.... -- Dr Paul van den Bergen Centre for Advanced Internet Architectures caia.swin.edu.au [EMAIL PROTECTED] IM:bulwynkl2002 "And some run up hill and down dale, knapping the chucky stones to pieces wi' hammers, like so many road makers run daft. They say it is to see how the world was made." Sir Walter Scott, St. Ronan's Well 1824 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"