[plug] gigabit switch recommendations

Leon Wright techman83 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 30 14:24:28 UTC 2014

On Mon, Dec 29, 2014 at 5:01 PM, Bill Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:

> Yep, but still the same problem - you need hardware to run it on.
> pfsense have some 3 port alix based hardware but nothing 16 port or
> more.  They offer a guide to producing high throughput PC based systems
> but its still not cheap/simple.  pfsense has a routing and not switching
> focus.
> You can get PCI 4 port Intel switch cards for ~$75 - but I have only
> seen 1 sockets on a motherboard - a quick search didn't show anything
> different so it may be a technical limitation?
> BillK

You could grab a juniper switch. They are much cheaper than cisco and the
ones that run Junos are freebsd underneath. They're pretty flexible.


DRM 'manages access' in the same way that jail 'manages freedom.'

# cat /dev/mem | strings | grep -i cats
Damn, my RAM is full of cats... MEOW!!
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