EFF gets into the CPE router software business..

Charles N Wyble charles at thefnf.org
Fri Jul 25 23:57:11 UTC 2014

Well yes. :)

Plenty of relatively inexpensive x86 based kit out there. Maybe with TPM? Never looked.  Atom can push a good amount of packets. 

I am in the process of building an HCL for the various bits of the FreedomStack. (CPE/distribution/core etc). My family is  a very heavy internet user. Both directions. An atom pfsense router and netgear 3800 has done the trick. Now to package them up with a slick / simplified / turnkey configuration and not have people balk at the price.

I hadn't taken much security/TPM wise into account. Would be a good way to help folks deal with the  increased expense. NSA proof, Snowden endorsed! :)

On July 25, 2014 6:42:13 PM CDT, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
>On Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:11:29 -0500, charles at thefnf.org said:
>> On 2014-07-25 12:22, Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
>> > The second big challenge is that to the best of my knowledge, there
>> > no router-class hardware that includes a TPM chip,
>> OpenWRT x86? Run it on a decently specced laptop a couple gens old
>> a Dell Latitude 6500 or so). That's got TPM, plenty of ram.
>> Of course you can run on a server board (Dell Poweredge or
>something). I
>> prefer pfsense myself for full blown kit.
>Yeah, but it's hard to justify a PowerEdge for a Joe Sixpack consumer
>(admittedly, I managed to leave that phrase out of 'router-class', mea

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