High throughput bgp links using gentoo + stipped kernel

Laurent GUERBY laurent at guerby.net
Mon May 20 08:46:53 UTC 2013


On Mon, 2013-05-20 at 10:35 +0200, Laurent GUERBY wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-05-20 at 11:23 +1200, Ben wrote:
> > With regards to security of OpenBSD versus Linux, you shouldn't be exposing any
> > services to the world with either.  And it's more stability/configuration that would
> > push me to OpenBSD rather than performance.
> > 
> > And with regards to crashing I'd try and figure out what was happening there quickly
> > before making radical changes.  Is it running out of memory, is Quagga dying?  Is
> > there a default route that works when Quagga crashes?  One issue I had was I found
> > Quagga crashing leaving a whole lot of routes lingering in the table, and I had a
> > script that'd go through and purge them.
> 
> Hi,
> 
> We've been running a small AS with BIRD on Linux(debian) without any
> issue in two years of production on two software routers so far:
> 
> http://bird.network.cz/

I forgot to mention that there is now a paying support programme
in case you need it:

http://bird.network.cz/?support

Laurent





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