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Re: Choosing a Firewall/Router Distro

> On Thu, March 3, 2005 12:30 pm, Tim McDonough said:
> I would like to retask an older computer as a firewall/router for our
> home network. I like the idea of a floppy based solution due to the
> least amount of a) power usage, and b) noise pollution in my home
> office. (I could be talked out of a floppy solution if there's a good
> reason.)
> Can anyone recommend a good distro for this purpose? Or, any I should
> definitely avoid?

I've heard good things about Coyote Linux - http://www.coyotelinux.com -
though I haven't used it myself.

There were a couple of threads on this topic recently (in the last month
or so) on LUNI.  If you're interested, you can look through the archive at


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