> On another note I'm setting up a soekris net4801 as a wireless and wired
> broadband router.
> Anyone ever set up linux on this platform? Monowall is usually used but its
> wireless support is pretty much non-existent. I reckon a debian install
> would do the job, does anyone have any pointers to offer?
I have run freeBSD on these in the past, there's a build tool in portage
called nanoBSD that does most of the hard work for building the flash
images, ensuring that they are mounted read only and are upgradable in
nanoBSD allows you to configure the flash image basically any way that
freeBSD it's self can be configured, it's pretty slick and a good reason
to do some mucking about with freeBSD.
you could also look at Pfsense which is a monowall derivative with a bit
more meat and (a lot?) more wireless support
my project was to build a couple of these
this is a very nice hack which will work with the 4801 providing you can
live with the coarse standard being another NTP server on the lan
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