The Making of a Router

Alessandro Ratti lord2y at gmail.com
Thu Dec 26 17:05:10 UTC 2013


if you want build by yourself I will suggest gentoo and/or freebsd with
bird (http://bird.network.cz/) for routing stuff (maybe with 10G nics).

Don't put all this in one box.


+1


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 5:33 PM, Nick Cameo <symack at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Everyone,
>
> We are looking to put together a 2u server with a few PCIe 3 x8
> (recommendations appreciated). The router will take a voip transcoding
> line card, and will act as an edge router for a telecom company.
>
> For things like BGP (Quagga, Zebra, all that lovely stuff!!!), static
> routes, and firewall capabilities we are thinking gentoo linux
> stripped for sure however, what about the BSDs? FreeBSD or OpenBSD.
> Any comments, feedback, does, and don'ts are much appreciated.
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Nick.
>
>


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Ciao,

Alessandro


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