Iptables initialization

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at nospam.dot
Sat Feb 14 08:05:17 PST 2004


On Sat, 14 Feb 2004, Robert Connolly wrote:

> On February 13, 2004 03:57 pm, Archaic wrote:
> > On Fri, Feb 13, 2004 at 12:08:40PM -0500, Bill's LFS Login wrote:
> > > As a point of curiosity for me, I have been interested in learning some
> > > of the aspects of the overhead associated with filtering (effectively)
> > > for security purposes.[...]

> My pentium 90mhz, 32mb ram, can upload at about 600kbps, and route at the same
> speed. My 486dx4/100, 48mb ram, tops out around 300kbps. The 486 was DoS'd a

Thanks, that gives me whatI need. Having recently gotten on cable, which
seems to want to edge towards 400kbps, and having a 100Mb LAN with a
nice little Belkin switch, I'll use the 100 MHz unit.

> couple years ago in an arp flood. It had about 8 minute reaction time to
> keystrokes. I'm not sure if the p90 would have held up better. Even if it did
> the bandwidth was saturated.

Thanks for taking the time to share!

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