[Rack] Networking as of 2013-10-02

Nick Owens mischief at 9.offblast.org
Tue Oct 8 16:39:01 UTC 2013


> Swap out a small router for a 150w server? Yep, that's my idea in a
> nutshell. Even though it might be more resource intensive, there's always
> pros and cons to an idea.  Here's some that I see.
> Pros:
>     Able to incorporate gateway, dhcp, dns into a singe box.
>     Able to shape bandwidth to prevent hogging.
>     Able to create different networks for different clients.
>     Able to efficiently blacklist anything that would make the FBI storm
> into NoiseBridge.
>     Logging of how the network is being used.
>     High memory/cpu.

these can already be accomplished without this poor hardware.
i wonder why r00ter was renamed bikeshed... :)

mischief

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