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Due to the recent interest in building routers, I decided to put up some information on how to do it yourself. Obviously its not exhaustive, but I hope it helps anyone who wants it. I plan to make more guides for more distributions in the coming weeks. Plus how to install pfSense to a compact flash card, and virtualize it.

A small break down of my opinions on the major distributions:

http://bviper.com/tutorials

My tutorials:

How to install Endian

How to install pfSense

These are the first tutorials I've written, and due to the large amounts of pictures I was unable to host the pictures myself. Hopefully there won't be any trouble there. I'll edit this post with any new information I put up.

Feel free to ask questions in this thread. I'll do my best to answer them.
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Nice Cisco stack

Should be obvious but maybe you should mention that all these OSs are designed for x86 architectures, i.e. do-it-yourself pc-routers and won't work on dedicated routers that you can buy in a store.
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