The Making of a Router

Shawn Wilson at
Thu Dec 26 17:59:40 UTC 2013

Totally agree that a routing box should be standalone for tons of reasons. Even separating network routing and call routing.

It used to be that BSD's network stack was much better than Linux's under load. I'm not sure if this is still the case - I've never been put in the situation where the Linux kernel was at its limits. FWIW

Jared Mauch <jared at> wrote:
>Have to agree on the below. I've seen too many devices be so integrated
>they do no task well, and can't be rebooted to troubleshoot due to
>everyone using them. 
>Jared Mauch
>> On Dec 26, 2013, at 10:55 AM, Andrew D Kirch <trelane at>
>> Don't put all this in one box.

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