XORP on an embedded system?

Discussion in 'Linux Networking' started by Washington Ratso, Aug 3, 2011.

  1. I have been assigned to put XORP on a custom board, and I came across
    the posting below which says, "XORP's original design didn't consider
    the possibility of an embedded deployment."

    Being new to XORP, is it intended for use on an embedded system?

    I have approximately 20 MB available. Is it be possible for me to put
    XORP on my board? If not, any recommendations for an embedded, open
    source routing stack?

    From jt.conklin at xorp.net Thu Apr 2 05:52:39 2009
    From: jt.conklin at xorp.net(J.T. Conklin)
    Date: Wed, 1 Apr 2009 11:52:39 -0700
    Subject: Support for kernels with large (10MB+) initramfs images
    Message-ID: <6c5c8a400904011152n1dadb9bdoa244004595dbd95e at

    I'm trying to embed the open source XORP routing stack in 85xx based
    embedded system. XORP's original design didn't consider the
    possibility of an embedded deployment, so just getting it all to fit
    within the 32MB flash of our target has been a challenge all by
    Washington Ratso, Aug 3, 2011
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