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Wed Aug 2 16:49:20 UTC 2006

On Wednesday 02 August 2006 14:14, root at wrote:
> Dear All,
> Can we use FreeBSD in Telecom industry? If I want to build an Internet
> Backbone which connect across country in asia. Is it suitable? How is
> its stability of routing compare to Cisco?

Internet  backbone router don't run packets through conventional network 
stacks, they run the packets through asics or special network processors. 
FreeBSD could run on the control processor of such a router, but it would 
need a considerable amount of additional proprietory software and microcode.

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