[rescue] Good SOHO router for ASDL?

Joshua Boyd jdboyd at jdboyd.net
Sat Nov 7 10:37:11 CST 2015

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 09:13:21AM -0500, Phil Stracchino wrote:
> On 11/04/15 08:24, microcode at zoho.com wrote:
> > That looks pretty darned good although it's way more than I can spend on
> > this. If the new one we just overpaid for doesn't work out I'll maybe look
> > into the EdgeRouter Lite version with 3 ports. Very quickly it looks like it
> > would be more than satisfactory.
> > 
> > Thanks for the suggestion.
> A friend of mine is using an EdgeRouter Lite with very good results.
> The only reason I went with the EdgeRouter 5 instead of the Lite is I
> have three internal subnets, with two wireless subnets in separate
> firewall zones from the gigabit backbone, and I needed a minimum of four
> total ports.

I have the ERL.  I thought of spending more for the ER5, but it it
looks like the CPU still only has 3 ethernet interfaces, which
suggests that internally 3 of the ports on the 5 port version have a
switch between them and the CPU, so why get that instead of just using
VLANs on an existing switch?

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