[lug] Firewall what a flare of experience

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Tue Aug 1 15:34:03 MDT 2000

On Tue, Aug 01, 2000 at 03:37:04PM -0600, Chip Atkinson wrote:
> On Tue, 1 Aug 2000, Chris M wrote:
> > 
> > > Here is some food for thought:
> > > Most of the commercial firewall appliances are based on BSD or Linux.  I spoke
> > > with several vendors and this much seems to be fact.
> > 
> > Like which ones?  Be specific.  Show your work.
> I know for sure that Watchguard was Linux based a number of years ago and
> may be that way now.

Yeah. And (if memory serves me right) firewall-1 uses a modified
BSD kernel. That would also include similar products like the Nokia
firewalls etc.


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