The Making of a Router

jim deleskie deleskie at
Thu Dec 26 18:07:57 UTC 2013

I've recently pushed a "large" BSD box to a load of over 300, for more then
an hour, while under test,  some things slowed a little, but she kept on


On Thu, Dec 26, 2013 at 1:59 PM, Shawn Wilson < at> wrote:

> 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>
> >wrote:
> >>
> >> Don't put all this in one box.

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