[CentOS] How fast?

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Tue Oct 6 08:23:09 UTC 2009


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf
>Of Paul Heinlein
>Sent: Tuesday, October 06, 2009 12:35 AM
>To: CentOS mailing list
>Subject: Re: [CentOS] How fast?
>
>The bigger issue is ensuring that an older computer has enough disk
>space to house a modern distro and enough RAM to run modern kernels --
>and even then you can tighten things up if you're willing to work with
>a speciality distro.

I second that, nicely put!

If I may suggest Smoothwall for a firewall appliance...? This is a specialty
distro, IPCop is another similar distro. Smoothwall's even got a simple
static DNS built-in, just the thing for a smallish home network. Might be
just what the OP is looking for?
-- 
/Sorin
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