OT: Firewall running OpenBSD, why?

From: Rodrigo Ventura <yoda_at_isr.ist.utl.pt>
Date: Thu Dec 28 15:51:30 2000

        I became very curious after I read a couple of posts assuming
OpenBSD as the best OS for a firewall box. Could anyone explain (or at
least point out links) why OpenBSD would be more appropriate for a

        I am planning the instalation of a firewall, and I was
thinking about a linux box, possibly running the LRP package.

        I do not intend to raise any OS-war, but rather to understand
the arguments for each side.


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