Software router state of the art
stu at spacehopper.org
Fri Aug 1 12:04:32 CDT 2008
On 2008-07-28, Joe Greco <jgreco at ns.sol.net> wrote:
>> I have yet to look into *BSD based solutions, but hear very good things
>> about firewall performance. I don't know about BGP/OSPF/MPLS etc support
>> on FreeBSD but am going to wager a guess its on par with Linux if not
> The underlying OS is responsible for packet forwarding, but none of them
> do any significant routing protocols natively.
OpenBSD has OpenOSPFD/OpenBGPD in the base OS rather than as a port/
package, so it's fully coupled with any kernel changes (and supports
some things missing from the FreeBSD port).
More information about the NANOG