Software router state of the art

Seth Mattinen sethm at
Mon Jul 28 16:55:17 UTC 2008

Sargun Dhillon wrote:
> This is not exactly true. The modern Linux kernel (2.6) uses some amount 
> of flow tracking in order to do route caching. You can check this out on 
> your system by:
> "ip route show cache"

Did you mean "route -C" ?

I like the idea and price point of the ImageStream products, but knowing 
how bad Linux is at being a router and that their products are 
Linux-based, I'm afraid to give one a try. J products are based on a 
competing non-Linux platform that has a better reputation for routing.


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