New Product, Librem Router?

Curious if ever considered making a librem router? Not neccessarily running PureOS, but the hardware with Coreboot? Good for something like pfsense or OPNSense.

Looks like someone else is already doing something similar with a router called Protectli (https://protectli.com/) that can run Coreboot.

Maybe another revenue source and maybe not too risky to create the hardware if you’re already making the Mini/Librem with similar CPU in them.

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It has been considered by Purism customers. :wink:

You really want a router (a true router) with two ethernet ports and the Mini does not have that, I believe - but similar hardware, sure.

I guess that Purism might have their hands full right now but it is definitely something to consider for the future.

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Well, you can attach a 2nd gbit Ethernet via one of the USB3 ports on the Mini which gives you pretty much the same performance as a physical gbit port.

And yes, we heard that wish loud and clear and it gets rolled into our future product plans… :wink:

Cheers
nicole

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OpenWrt seems to be planning similar:
https://lists.openwrt.org/pipermail/openwrt-devel/2024-January/042018.html

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For sure, I would be buying a Purism Router immediately!

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