[Snort-users] Fastest performing snort box.

Dan Hollis goemon at ...20...
Wed Aug 23 18:29:58 EDT 2000


On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Joe Magee wrote:
> If I was to stay with the notion that the Pentium line would be best
> bang for the buck,

AMD Duron/Thunderbird has best bang for the buck actually.

> what would be the fastest underlying OS to run snort on under the i386
> chipset?
> Would OpenBSD be the fastest? 
> How does it compare to say Mandrake?

Since youre just *capturing* packets, and not *routing* packets, any OS
should be about equal.

-Dan




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