[PLUG] carrier-grade Linux, linux on high-end networking hardware

slinkymax0r slinkywizard at integraonline.com
Fri Jan 20 09:32:28 PST 2006


> Also Sprach Max <slinkywizard at integraonline.com> on Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at
> 05:21:02PM PST:
>
>> One company that does use Linux in an embedded capacity is F5,  it runs
>> interrupt free and offers great throughput for Loadbalancing
>> applications.
>
> The last time I managed a BIG-IP system it run FreeBSD; in '99 I used
> another and they were using BSD/OS from BSDI.

It's linux now, at least with the Big IP version 9 stuff that they've been
using.

You are correct in stating that the 4.5 series was all Wind River thou =)

Regards,
Max



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