Thanks for your input.
I get the point with the closed ASICs. I wasn´t aware of that and it
explains why there is even no OpenWRT, pfsense etc. support for this
2017-07-17 11:45 GMT+02:00 Reyk Floeter :
> Yes, I'm very interested in this but
Yes, I'm very interested in this but there is no "open" hardware.
As Mischa mentioned, all of the platforms need vendor drivers
and AFAIK all of them are gigantic and non-free *.
OpenFlow is an alternative to control switches in a standard way
without direct access to the switch chipsets, but it
I used to work for Cumulus and the tricky part with this is that you need to
get access to the broadcom (and melanox) shipsets, which is not trivial and
I would love to see a BSD running on open networking equipment!
There are more NOS out there but they have their own
I just read about a trending topic: SDN and Open Networking.
The principal idea behind Open Networking is to allow the customer
to install a custom OS to switch-hardware.
The main software player in this business seems to be a penguin OS
There is also a overview of
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