Gateway hardware

Eduardo Viruena Silva mrspock at
Sun Apr 27 08:17:09 PDT 2003

On Sun, 27 Apr 2003, fdcf wrote:

> For my FreeBSD gateway i can use only a machine (486) without monitor,
> mouse and keyboard !?

yes, you can.
some 486 BIOS can be configured in such a way that do not complain
for the lack of keyboard.

> i configure the gateway (PF, NAT, etc) with
> monitor and keyboard, and after that i put the gateway only connected by
> 2 NICS, one connected to the cable modem and other connected to the
> switch , can be ?

yes, I have a gateway exactly as you are describing.

> and when i want to apply a patch or something in that
> gateway i can access it by other machine in the network and change what
> i want ?


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