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D-Link firewall with Linux

Wizard wrote:
> I have always wondered what sort of components these companies use in this
> consumer-grade hardware. I have heard stories about most every kind of box
> having problems, but the problems are not consistent from one box to
> another, which leads me to believe that there may be poorly manufactured
> parts inside. Or perhaps they all run on WinCE ;-).

Actually, they're mostly some flavor of Unix. I've heard of Linux and FreeBSD being used, as well as proprietary embedded Unix OSes. The problems seem to be software rather than hardware - the physical stuff is pretty straightforward.

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