[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Battery Benchmarking?

From: Igor Stoppa igor.stoppa at nokia.com
Date: Sat Jan 13 12:27:57 EET 2007
On Sat, 2007-01-13 at 09:55 +0100, ext Zoran Kolic wrote:
> > Otoh many people do keep their cell phone on and probably would like to
> > do the same with n800 or 770. Same applies to the pc used to read
> > emails.
> OK, Igor. Fair enough. But, now I got you. 770 has no firewall. I'm not
> paranoid, but it is must_have for long on the line.
> 770 has stateless iptables. I use another unix branch for everyday surf,
> mailing, doing whatever. Laptop and desktop have statefull firewall for
> filtering. It is transparent, till I take a look into the logs. I know
> that "if you don't have port open, noone can harm you". Wrong. You have
> ports open. You surf, you mail. Anyone could be man in the middle and take
> your shiny new gadget. WEP is easy to walk around, just see wifitap. I
> have 770 for a month and tried to get respond on this subject. Implemented
> iptables is not the one from netfilter manual. So:
> - who could clear the topic for me?
> - could end user get more kernel modules from nokia, not to go into
> recompile and find correct versions of kernel and all environment?
> I don't make an atack on your stance. I have mine and feel quite happy.

I don't think I have enough knowledge on the subject to give a proper
answer so i won't. Hopefully you'll get an answer from somebody from the
Connectivity team.
As a generic observation though, let me point out that your tipical
accesspoint should already provide support, like firewalling.
Cheers, Igor

Igor Stoppa <igor.stoppa at nokia.com>
(Nokia M - OSSO /Helsinki Finland)

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