Quoting Wayne G (firstname.lastname@example.org):
> I wish to assemble a firewall.
I'll assume you have in mind a filtering router.
> But as a project, wish to do it without a hdd. I realise
> are many options. I wish to use iptables, as I kinda now understand
> that, and also use 3 nics's.
> Can anyone recommend what they feel is a really good option.???
I can't recommend one option over another, but I can list a
few of those
options. "Without a HDD" divides into two categories: (1) booting from
floppy, and (2) booting from some other hardware-write-protected disk
medium, such as CDR.
Coyote Linux is a floppy-based
filtering router distribution, updating the old Linux Router Project
Linux Router Project is a floppy-based
filtering router image, of which there are now a number of variant
FloppyFW is a floppy-based filtering
Tinfoil Hat Linux is a floppy-based
http://www.freesco.info/ Freesco is a floppy-based filtering router.
(proprietary) is a CDR-based
Devil-Linux is a CDR-based filtering
CD-Linux is a CDR-based small Linux system
suitable for filtering routers.
Sentry Firewall CD is a CDR-based
Cheers, A: No.
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