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DIY router - anyone using a MinnowBoard Turbot or other SBC suggestions

Discussion in 'Routers' started by db9, Apr 20, 2018.

  1. db9

    db9 Occasional Visitor

    Mar 30, 2009
    I see that this topic comes up periodically... Just wondering if recommendations have changed..

    As a learning project I'm thinking of a DIY Router - I'm not afraid of tinkering.
    I currently run an older Asus router with Merlin loaded (no VPN) and since replacing this unit is in the not to distant future I thought about a DIY project.
    Ultimately I'll want something that is somewhat future proof and will run VPN at a good clip. I had thought of loading pfSense but would try loading other packages as well.
    I had thought of using the turbot as the hardware base as the CPU and dual ports looked like a good starting point.. any other SBC suggestions?