Re: Inside PIX?

From: Rodney van den Oever (roeverat_private)
Date: Thu May 14 1998 - 23:55:21 PDT

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    >There was a posting in some days ago: one man
    >told he opened the PIX box and guess what was inside? Yep, you are
    >right. The generic chinese PC motherboard with Pentium CPU.
    >Not just some Pentium-based piece of hardware, but _PC_ motherboard.
    >IDE controller and some other things were removed but..
    So what's your point?
    >Then, did anybody try to take a closer look on the software?
    >I guess (if the assumption that PIX software is an IOS derivative is
    >right) porting IOS to the PC was not as hard as one might think
    It's not IOS, cisco bought the product (along with the company?) It's a
    real-time Unix-like kernel.
    Rodney van den Oever / 06 55868577 / PGP Key ID 0x0A6CCE53
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