Question about ip accounting
julian at elischer.org
Fri Apr 18 17:40:29 UTC 2008
Christopher Arnold wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Apr 2008, Vincent Mialon wrote:
>> I'm in a six months placement at Gitoyen http://www.gitoyen.net/ (a small
>> opensource-based LIR)
>> Gitoyen is a Local Internet Registry. The current routing solution is
>> based on Linux with Quagga running OSPF and BGP. All routers runs
>> Linux from USB flash drives but we think that FreeBSD could be much
>> with OpenOSPFD and OpenBGPD. My mission at Gitoyen is to be able to route
>> about 2Gbps at 190 kilo packets per second using opensource softwares...
> First of all Quagga, OpenOSPFD and OpenBGPD only handles routing
> information. Packet forwarding is done in the OS. (But if you have lots
> of routing updates the routing software could matter)
> A way to higher performance under linux could be:
> Anyone looing at supporting the netfpga card on FreeBSD?
> I would love to do that project myself, my time is scarse right now.
It's on my "sometime" list..
BTW people ha ve been having trouble getting the expected throughput
with those cards in some systems according to teh mailing lists
so there are some traps for young players in there..
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