XP Linksys DHCP Hatred

Andrew McNabb amcnabb at mcnabbs.org
Tue Sep 27 12:46:34 MDT 2005


On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 12:37:11PM -0600, Chris Carey wrote:
> 
> OpenVPN sounds very cool and I plan to look into it. Does it require a
> custom VPN client on Windows?
> 
> I could be wrong since I havent tried it yet, but Id beg to differ on
> the claim that setting up OpenVPN is *easier* than doing the same in a
> custom firmware. You already said you updated to the latest linksys
> firmware. Updating to a custom firmware takes exactly the same effort.
> 

I back Hans' recommendation.  OpenVPN is simple, and you don't have to
worry about what brand or version of router you're using.  Custom
firmware style solutions never seem to last very long.

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