Re: Smoothwall Question
From: Chris Dean (me_at_[remove)
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 18:22:25 +0100
Oh and btw I do have win and RH on the same box :)
Would you like to complain about my top posting now?
"Chris Dean" <me@[remove this]christopher-dean.fsnet.co.uk> wrote in message
> Yes I realise you can't have two OS running at once, although the old
> Siamese system did didn't it? Anyway I guess that was really me question
> SW a whole OS and if so can it be cannibalised for the parts that would
> allow it to run on another OS or is all the detail for it held within the
> From your post it appears cannibalization is not possible.
> "Jeroen Geilman" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> > Chris Dean wrote:
> > > I have a red hat linux system running as a server and have also tried
> > > configure it as a router without much luck - I was thinking of using
> > > smoothwall as it seems quite easy to use on an old PC instead, but
> > > I do that I was wondering if anyone knows if It is possible for me to
> > > install smoothwall alonside my red hat distro so I have the server
> > > as a smoothwall router too, negating the need for the second PC.
> > You cannot "run" a second OS alongside another OS - at least, not on the
> > same box.
> > Since Smoothwall (they suck, drop it, go get ipcop: www.ipcop.org) is
> > Linux-OS-based firewall - a *complete* OS, in fact - the answer is no,
> > cannot.
> > If the website did not explain this they are even worse than I feared.
> > (Or you are more clueless than you appear - why do you not have Windows
> > Red Hat running on the same box if you're even *thinking* this might be
> > possible ?)
> > Get ipcop.
> > --
> > Jeroen Geilman
> > On KNode, thankfully...