Last Updated on: 6th May 2022, 06:24 pm
Web site: www.fml.org/software/fdgw/
Desktop environment: CLI
Based on: NetBSD
The last version | Released: 1.6.1 | February 2, 2004
fdgw – a one floppy version of NetBSD/i386, it can run on old machines without HDD and you can use it as small router, natbox or ADSL router. It is a minimal operating system.
Since the floppy size is very limited, it is not possible to build all-in-one box. So, “fdgw” provides several models for several purposes. Each model has different built-in applications and kernel configurations. For example, simplest model, “natbox” model supports IPv6 but ADSL router model not support v6 since ADSL router needs more programs, such as pppd and rp-pppoe, than natbox model.
fdgw is a tool kit to make one floppy version NetBSD from NetBSD source itself. Fundamental usage of fdgw is router (IP forwarding equipment). The “natbox” is a basic router. This model supports both IPv4/IPv6, NAT and DHCP by default. For example, you can use this as a pseudo firewall for your home.
There is ADSL router model (image file is “adslrouter.img”). This model supports NAT, DHCP, and PPPoE (pppd and rp-pppoe) for ADSL.
Fdgw supports many network interfaces in ISA, PCI, PCMCIA and CARDBUS bus as could as possible on NetBSD.
The project developer is Ken’ichi Fukamachi.
adslrouter i386 1.44MB.img
bridge i386 1.44MB.img
mcastrouter6 i386 1.44MB.img
natbox i386 1.44MB.img
riprouter i386 1.44MB.img