Hardware Rec for wireless router running pf-sense / FreeBSD

Michael Sierchio kudzu at tenebras.com
Sun May 21 18:37:22 UTC 2017

On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Eitan Adler <lists at eitanadler.com

> Hi all,
> I'm in the market for a new wireless router and I'd like it to run pfsense.
> Requirements
> - 802.11ac
> - OS: pfsense
> - capable of booting of an SSD
> Ideally something cheap-mid price, forward compatible, and that will last.

If you're attached to the idea of having it all in one box, get the apu2c4
and the necessary pigtails for the box antenna connections. Large capacity
SSD mSATA drives are cheap.

I generally find that it's better to have a separate access point, esp.
w/PoE. YMMV.

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