[rescue] analog routers...

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Fri Aug 22 19:22:17 CDT 2003

On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 07:56:23PM -0400, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> In the past, I've used a PC for this, without any drama at all.  Primarily,
> I've used a DOS-based NAT/router program called IProute, which you can read
> about at http://www.insyte.com/iproute.html.  Even an old '386 without a
> hard drive will do for this, and IProute is both easy to set up and (as far
> as I can tell) quite secure.

See also the Linus Router Project (www.lrp.org, iirc), which (again iirc)
gives you a router and firewall on a diskless 386 (it loads f5rom a
floppy).  I don't know if it includes pppd though.  Alternately you
could put a small disk in that 386 and run OpenBSD on it.

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