[Chugalug] looking for router reccomendations, gigabit & PoE

Dave Brockman dave at brockmans.com
Wed Aug 14 20:20:48 UTC 2013


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On 8/14/2013 1:20 PM, David White wrote:
> Of course you can get pfsense to those speeds, but it always feel
> like you have to get beast of equipment.
> 
> On Aug 14, 2013 1:19 PM, "David White" <dwrudy at gmail.com 
> <mailto:dwrudy at gmail.com>> wrote:
> 
> Back to the question at hand a bit, I'm also a huge fan of
> pfSense. It seems to me that its throughput metrics are a little
> lacking, though.

It's a little hard to publish performance statistics when you make a
software platform that is made to run across a large range of
hardware.  For general purposes, a P4 CPU, 2Gb RAM, PCI-X or PCI-E
NICs will get you 1Gb routed w/ NAT even.  Start loading packages,
increase your specs.

Regards,

dtb

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