At 07:11 PM 08/10/97 +0100, Phil Cracknell wrote:
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> I need a little advice on the spec of a laptop for penetration testing.
> Originally I wanted a Sparcbook, but this is not possible now (for lots
> of reasons) so I thought about a high-powered pentium laptop and
> loading Solaris X86 and I can then also install NT.
> Does X86 support most PCM/CIA network cards?
> Would I be best advised to choose a SCSI-based disk/CD for ease of
> install? (X86 again!)
Why make it complicated.
There are plenty of tools written in C which will compile to run under DOS.
If you really want to be fancy and run UNIX, try a lightweight LINUX.
You could probably make do with an old 386 or 486 discard, 8Meg or RAM
and just a few hundred meg of disk. Cost is asymptotic zero.
It certainly saved my old laptop from being a boat anchor.
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