What is good in modular routers these days?

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Tue Jul 21 16:45:31 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jul 21, 2009, Petersen, Mark wrote:

> FreeBSD provides support for 802.11q, bgpd, ospfd, pf(firewall) and
> ALTQ(QOS) but since I haven't tested it I have no idea what kind of real
> world performance you can get with all these features in use.
> This is one group trying to pony up at least with support of many major
> vendors.

The main current funding source for work being committed back to FreeBSD's
10GE performance has a very big focus on server performance, not forwarding
performance. Hence the flow cache, which benefits TCP stream performance.


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