[CentOS] appliance to embed Centos

Wed Dec 29 05:04:54 UTC 2010
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2010/12/29 John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>:
> On 12/28/10 1:55 PM, Nataraj wrote:
>> - fast enough to do openvpn encryption on WAN links ranging from 50mb
>> to 100mb
> THAT is a tough requirement.
> I was going to recommend the Alix boards.  they run pfSense really
> nicely, and should be able to run a stripped down centos install OK.
> with pfSense, you can boot from a CF card, so no HD at all.
> The Alix cards use a 433-500Mhz AMD Geode ultra-low power processor, on
> a 6x6 card.  they use 5 watts fully configured.
> but, 100Mbit/sec SSL encryption, ouch.    don't know.   you'd probably
> have to benchmark that.

you need hardware encryption hardware or core2duo like processor ..