on Sun, Mar 06, 2005 at 05:45:10PM -0500, Bill Barowy (wbarowy@xxxxxxxxxxx) wrote: > On Sunday 06 March 2005 5:31 pm, Troy Banther wrote: > > > This is my first posting in months. > > I noticed. Do you (or anyone) happen to know of a minimal linux > distro I can install on my thinkpad 770 to turn it into a wireless > router? I've got one each of a wireless and 100 base-t pc cards for > nics. Possibly FREESCO if you want a dedicated, floppy-based distro. Otherwise, I built a gateway / firewall out of an old Thinkpad 486 using a light Debian load. Package list: http://linuxmafia.com/~karsten/Download/debian-gw_fw-packages From a base Debian install, download that list, then: dpkg --get-selections debian-gw_fw-packages apt-get dselect-upgrade You might want to add the shorewall firewall to that selection. > I tried setting up ICS under windows ME (the original OS) which > proceeded to hose the machine. Um. ME as a server seems...quoting Lindsay Lohan, unwise. Peace. -- Karsten M. Self <kmself@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/ What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand? If there were no receivers, there would be no thieves.
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