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Re: Power savings and trusting Linux firewall

Ward Vandewege writes: 

> On Fri, Mar 21, 2008 at 09:14:55AM -0400, markw wrote: 
> > I really want to get away from extra "specialized" devices. I have a 
> > Netgear VPN firewall/router already and its footprint is about 10~15 
> > watts, but I removed it and moved its functionality to the second system 
> > which runs all the time anyway. 
> Depending on what your second system does, you might be able to replace it 
> with a pcengines ALIX2C3 board or the like. Put a (large) CF card in that, 
> and your power usage will be less than 5W (and you won't have moving parts). 

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