[lug] Firewall what a flare of experience

Chris M chrism at peakpeak.com
Tue Aug 1 16:00:58 MDT 2000

>>> 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.
> Chris you could take a dose of your own medicine for a change and
> actually provide something other than invective.
> You say, or at least imply that Linux CAN'T WORK as a firewall,

No I didn't say can't work, nor did I imply it, go back and reread. Of
course it can work, it's just stupid to rely on.  Big difference.

> but also
> don't explain why this is true.  I certainly don't mind a good
> controversy, and perhaps what you are saying is correct, but you too could
> be specific and show your work.  So far I have never known you to do this.

What would you like then, a list of customers that were hacked on Linux and
bought a PIX from me?


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