Successfully 2.0.1 install on ibm x220 old server !



  • Hi,

    As i posted in another theard a few questions about installing pf sense on old servers i managed to install it, i also saw another threads ragarding using old servers, maybe will be useful :

    I just set up my x220 ibm old server with pfsense 2.0.1.
    Specs: p3 1,4ghz , 512mb sd ram, scsi hdd one integrated nic as wan and another two interfaces as lan(100mbps, 1gps).
    I was impressed of speed capabilities regardind using such an old sistem.From internet real download speed for one dhcp client is around 8-10mbps from torrent(100mbps connection).
    28% memory usage using packages: squid, nut, sarg, squid3.
    Power consumption 20% using from ups(mustek powermust 600 usb, details took from nut) that means around 120 watt.

    I was impressed of this sistem performance, is better than my old sistem with celeron 1,9ghz 256ddr1.
    I want to make a remark that i managed to install it only using as first install an old version of pfsense and after upgrading at 2.0.1 from gui.(from some reason it was not booting from i386 2.0.1)

    Thanks!


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