[Freedombox-discuss] FreedomBox as a home router to replace Cisco/Linksys
eugen at leitl.org
Tue Jul 3 12:42:02 UTC 2012
On Mon, Jul 02, 2012 at 04:56:53PM -0400, Sean Alexandre wrote:
> I wonder if this might be a good target for a first release of
> FreedomBox? Have it just be something people use to replace their
> current home routers.
> Then later releases would add to that, with extra features beyond being
> just a router.
Or you could just put pfSense on ALIX.
> OpenWRT comes to mind, although it's not Debian. How hard would it be
> to get Debian running on a home router type of device, with the
> features users would expect from a simple home router? (Or, maybe
> Debian's already been ported to a device like this?)
> One of the big advantages I see to this is that it narrows the focus.
> We'd get something usable out sooner rather than later. Then over
> time services could be added, in later releases.
> "FreedomBox. Routing without the spying." :-)
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