Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 10th Sep 2009 19:22 UTC, submitted by poundsmack
FreeBSD "Though the open source FreeBSD operating system has changed in many aspects over the last 16 years of its life, one item that has remained relatively static is its underlying network routing architecture. No more: It's getting an overhaul with the upcoming FreeBSD 8.0 release. FreeBSD 8.0, due out next month, will include a new routing architecture that takes advantage of parallel processing capabilities. According to its developers, the update will provide FreeBSD 8.0 with a faster more advanced routing architecture than the legacy architecture."
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No catchy name!
by Bill Shooter of Bul on Thu 10th Sep 2009 19:39 UTC
Bill Shooter of Bul
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2006-07-14

No crazy name means it has to be good. Not to pick on any vendor, or OS project, but low level parts of systems don't need marketing names. It inspires more confidence in me when they don't.

"No, there is no catchy name," Li told InternetNews.com. "On the mailing list, I typically referred to it as 'L2/L3 rewrite' [and] 'new ARP/ND6 rewrite' when answering questions and providing patches."

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