Smoothwall vs M0n0wall: a comparison

Smoothwall vs M0n0wall: a comparison

When it comes to firewalls, most people are fine with a consumer grade solution like a Linksys, Netgear or D-Link “router,” but these devices lack in features. With a Pentium II 200MHz processor and 1GB of RAM, you can create a firewall that’s way more powerful...
New Project: AskoziaPBX

New Project: AskoziaPBX

Michael Iedema has posted details of a new FreeBSD based Asterisk OS(AskoziaPBX) forked from m0n0wall: Greetings everyone, I’ve been working on a (yet another) “all-in-one” Asterisk based project. It is aimed at embedded / low power systems (but...

M0n0wall 1.3 BETA3 released

The third beta release of m0n0wall 1.3, a FreeBSD-based firewall, is now available for download. From the changelog: added voucher support to captive portal (mwiget); wireless LAN improvements; allow dashes in alias names; added hidden option to disable...

pfSense versus m0n0wall

A very short comparison Compared to m0n0wall, it (i.e. pfSense) has many many more features. That proves problematic for very basic systems, like the soekris net4501 which only has 64mb of ram. m0n0wall runs great on that platform, but pfsense requires 128MB of RAM so...