Gigabit Linux Routers

Chris Adams cmadams at
Sat Dec 20 19:34:34 UTC 2008

Once upon a time, David Coulson <david at> said:
> Comparing Imagestream and Vyatta to Juniper is crazy. The first two are 
> software based platforms (with perhaps some hardware off-load for 
> checksums and whatnot), where as the Juniper pretty much just uses BSD 
> for control-plane features (BGP, for example, and controlling the 
> hardware that actually does packet switching/routing).

Well, the J-series are fully software-based routers.  Still, they have
their own routing daemons and such.
Chris Adams <cmadams at>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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