Need a small form factor x86 box to be a firewall/router/dg

Richard Esplin richard-lists at
Thu Aug 8 17:47:15 MDT 2013

I needed three ports, so I cut down the bracket on a PCIe card to fit my low-profile box, and I used a USB ethernet device. Both worked.


On Thursday August 8 2013 17:16:48 Levi Pearson <levipearson at> wrote:
> Of course, they don't have 2 LAN ports... you could use a mini-PCIe
> card (although the actual RJ45 jack bracket would have to sit loose
> outside it), a USB adapter, or with one of the Thunderbolt-equipped
> versions a Thunderbolt-to-Ethernet adapter.  Other than that little
> downside, they're great. ;)

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