Linked by Niall C. Brady on Tue 3rd Feb 2004 20:17 UTC
Linux For those that don't already know, smoothwall is a very slick and easy way to setup a firewall/nat/dhcp server (and more) at home or in a small office very quickly even on old computer equipment. I have used Smoothwall 1.0 in the past and liked its features (although at the time, I did have a problem with Snort failing to start after I updated the software with some fixes...). It served on an old Pentium II 400mhz machine with two NICs inside (network cards). One was the 'green' interface (more about that later) and the other was the 'red' interface. I used that setup for quite a few months, mainly because I wanted to see what alternatives there were to hardware based firewalls (such as DLink gateways/firewalls) that I had been using.
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Re: Is this for real?
by Syntaxis on Tue 3rd Feb 2004 21:46 UTC

Yes, that sounds like the guy alright.

I can't find the particular emails in question cross-referenced anywhere else, but that really doesn't matter.

Just search Google Groups for "Richard Morrell" and a certain four-letter expletive/swearword (begins with the letter F, rhymes with "duck") and you'll have all the corroborating evidence you could ever need.