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[Xen-users] Re: Announce of our Xen project; Routing simulation with Einar

  • To: xen-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • From: Rickard Borgmäster <doktorn@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 14:36:14 +0100
  • Delivery-date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 13:41:35 +0000
  • List-id: Xen user discussion <xen-users.lists.xensource.com>

Please note that the URL now has changed to reflect the final name.


Best regards
Rickard Borgmäster

Rickard Borgmäster wrote:
> Hello all,
> Some time before Christmas, a project was started. The task was to
> enhance an existing LiveCD solution with User-mode Linux. A number of
> requirements was stated, where the greatest challenge was to fit 10
> virtual routers within an old no-name PC with only 256MB Ram. And the
> solution must still be run from a LiveCD.
> Thanks to Xen, the task was possible to complete.
> -But, what does it do?
> With this solution, students taking CCNA/CCNP level studies can have
> their own router lab on a bootable CD. No need for expensive equipment.
> The student can set up a virtual network of 10 routers or hosts, and
> exercise BGP, OSPF, ISIS and RIP routing. The routing software is
> Quagga, whose interface is very similar to Ciscos native CLI.
> Feel free to download our first Release Candidate at the project website;
> http://www.isk.kth.se/proj/qroutix/
> Please note that the name "Qroutix" isn't ment for the final product.
> We're currently phasing over to the new name, which will impact the URL
> eventually. If the abobe link doesn't work, please try:
> http://www.isk.kth.se/proj/einar/
> Don't hesitate to mail me or Anders feedback if you like (or dislike)
> our project.
> Best regards
> Rickard Borgmäster

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