need some home networking help

Gabriel Gunderson gabe at gundy.org
Wed Aug 17 11:54:37 MDT 2011


On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Nicholas Leippe <nick at leippe.com> wrote:
> 4GB of ram and you're worried about lack of resources??
>
> I remember when 1GB of ram was considered ample for a headless server...
>
> I honestly don't see how one router distro would be significantly more
> resource intensive than another--both are still just linux kernels
> with services running--you control the resource usage via what
> services you enable.

Agreed. I run ClearOS at home with <1GB of RAM and a wimpy CPU to
match and it performs very well (for what it does).

Gabe


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