CAIRN Platforms -- Hardware and Software

CAIRN research sites use the following router platforms:

  • Sun Sparcstation running SunOS 4.1.x

  • PC Router running FreeBSD OS

  • Netstar Gigarouter

    The first two of these platforms are are fully programmable, while the Gigarouter is partially programmable. The first two platforms are also used as "test hosts" at many of the sites.