[Nottingham] RedHat 8.0 - Coyote Linux Router

Nick B. nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Fri Feb 7 18:20:01 2003

That looks interesting.

Freesco, http://www.freesco.org is another similar distribution which
uses the 2.0 series kernel. I've successfully run a dialup router on an
old 386sx20 with it! (I did make sure I'd got 16550 on the serial port

On Fri, Feb 07, 2003 at 09:21:47AM +0000, malcolm_read@ntlworld.com wrote:
> Personally I recommend Coyote Linux
> This is a vastly cut down linux distribution specifically
> designed for using on as a router (and nothing else!)
> It is small enough to load from floppy therefore you don't even need a hard drive.
> You can set up a rudimentary firewall (which you are definitely going to need if you have broadband).
> If you haven't a VDU to use with the PC/router you can Telnet in from your other PCs to reconfigure of shut it down.
> I use it myself & I have found it easy to install, and set up.
> URL www.coyotelinux.com  
> Enjoy!

Nick B.
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