[AusNOG] Issues with Cisco IOS 12.4(25) ?

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Wed May 6 15:07:24 EST 2009

On Wed, May 06, 2009, David Hughes wrote:
> > (I realise that their architecture is "ios runs as a process" but I'd
> > be very, very surprised if they were 100% GPL clean.)
> Nope, thats on the ASRs from my understanding, not on Nexus.  NX-OS  
> and SAN-OS (same beast) run a message passing based architecture over  
> a linux kernel.  It's a clean re-implementation, there's no IOS in  
> there.

Is that from first hand experience or talking with NX-OS developers?

(Who wouldn't mind a sensible open source lightweight message passing
architecture available for Linux..)

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