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Old August 2, 2012, 10:01 PM
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Originally Posted by NiteOwl View Post
take a look at pfSense Open Source Firewall Distribution - Home
its FreeBSD based, i have used it in the past and will be using it again soon, i am dropping bell fibetv so that i can get teksavvy dsl. i am not sure but i had a lot of problems with my wrt54g that had dd-wrt on it when there was a ton of torrent traffic going on, but the pfsense machine took it all in stride.

I am sure there are many routers that can do it these days, but i find it more fun to build a pc out of spare parts and get it going that way:)
Router based PC uses more energy and dumps twice as much heat. Small consumer based routers like the RT-N16 can do what pfSense can easily enough without being overly complicated.
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