bthylafh wrote:I suspect he meant "box".
It's difficult to make out, but I think he wants a recommendation for a system with 2x Ethernet ports for use in a home-built router, running the pfSense distribution.
IamTHEvilONE wrote:if you end up with a relatively decent set of hardware ... why not try virtualizing pfSense ... this way you aren't wasting an entire hardware kit on just pfSense.
I've had a couple people at work looking for the newer T/S model Sandy Bridge CPUs ... plus some cheap ram & Intel NICs ... you can get a reasonable Linux host to run and then run some virtualization on top.
depending on the hardware, you could also get ESXi going (free OS) and it's a powerhouse for running many OS'.
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