[CentOS] appliance to embed Centos

Wed Dec 29 06:32:10 UTC 2010
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2010/12/29 Nataraj <incoming-centos at rjl.com>:
> On 12/28/2010 09:04 PM, Eero Volotinen wrote:
>> 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 ..
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> Then the Mac mini might be what I need performancewise.  I am also
> considering Dell R210's as I would really like an enterprise solution.
> Anyone have any experience with Habey?
> http://www.habeyusa.com/products.php?id=125#Menu=ChildMenu124 They have
> a wide selection of barebones Intel Atoms, including the 1.8Ghz  Intel
> D525's as well as Pentium 4's with broadcom ethernets and systems with
> up to 6 ethernets.  My sense is that I will still use some of these
> systems for firewall and management functions (i.e. firewalling Dell
> IDRAC6 cards) even if the encryption for the vpn has to run on a faster
> box.  50MB would probably be adequate.

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