Gigabit Linux Routers

Eugeniu Patrascu eugen at
Thu Dec 18 11:48:11 UTC 2008

Ingo Flaschberger wrote:
> OS:
> Freebsd:
> pros: very stable, quagge runs very well, fastforwarding support,
>     simple traffic shaping, interrupt less polling supported
> cons: only 1 route for each network, vrrp failover is not easy to
>     implement with quagga and ospf, no multipath routing
> Linux:
> pros: more than 1 route for each network possible,
>     interrupt less polling should be supported?
>     fastforwarding ?
> cons: no multipath routing
	Are you sure ? Because there is an option in the kernel, under advanced 
routing setup to enable multipath routing.
	And also, with iproute2, you can add multiple gateways with 
different/equal weights for a specific prefix

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