Gigabit Linux Routers
if at xip.at
Thu Dec 18 06:13:07 CST 2008
>> 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
>> 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
Multipath, yes, but flow-based, not per packet.
There exists a patch for 2.4 kernel, but not for 2.6
Or tinker with iptables.
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