Laptops as routers
freebsd at nbritton.org
Sat Oct 30 21:54:50 PDT 2004
Oh... If you don't want to do the dumpster diving then you can get some
good stuff here:
Shipping & Handling is $27.50 per unit though.
Nikolas Britton wrote:
> Paul Hoffman wrote:
>> Greetings again. I'm looking to buy a couple of cheap old laptops to
>> be used as temporary routers. They just need to be able to handle
>> PCMCIA Ethernet cards, not much more (having an Ethernet connector on
>> the motherboard is fine, of course.) I don't want to run XWindows,
>> and I'm sure 64 MB and a 1gig hard drive would suffice.
>> Are there any brands/models I should lean towards? Ones I should avoid?
>> --Paul Hoffman
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> Here is a better idea!
> Step 1: Go dumpster diving for old computers (Pentium 1 or better, 8MB
> IDE Storage Device or better, and a minimun of 48MB/Ram).
> Step 2: Grab some networks cards wail your in the dumpster.
> Step 3: Install said network cards into computers.
> Step 4: Install and configure m0n0wall on said computers.
> Step 5: Profit???
> Total Cost: $0.00
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