[Cake] Cake upstream Planning

Nils Andreas Svee me at lochnair.net
Wed Nov 15 17:40:36 EST 2017

Mostly because of the Cavium and MediaTek SDKs yes. However in my quest
to use a newer kernel I found that EdgeOS/Vyatta uses UnionFS which is
not supported on newer kernels than 3.16, so that's gotta be fixed first
too. In VyOS they've solved this by using UnionFS-Fuse.
On Wed, Nov 15, 2017, at 21:58, Pete Heist wrote:
>> On Nov 15, 2017, at 9:28 PM, Nils Andreas Svee
>> <nils at stokkdalen.no> wrote:>> 
>> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017, at 21:19, Dave Taht wrote:
>>>> There’s also been a Cake support feature request hanging around in
>>>> the EdgeOS>>>> forums for a while after Lochnair’s successful work to get it built
>>>> for the>>>> EdgeRouter firmware:
>>>> https://community.ubnt.com/t5/EdgeMAX-Feature-Requests/Cake-shaper-support/idi-p/1885749>>> 
>>> I had viewed those folk as a key path to commercialization.
>>> They have>>> a great user community and great products.
>>>> Maybe this would help get it pushed through into a device that I
>>>> think has>>>> pretty wide deployment…
>>> The problem is, they were stuck on kernel 3.10, when last I
>>> looked and>>> oy...
>>> I keep hoping we can get cavium to pay attention directly.
>> Sadly they're still stuck 3.10. The next FW will be based on the
>> 3.10.107 kernel, instead of 3.10.14/3.10.20. So that's something, but>> it's still ancient and EOL.
> Is the tie to 3.10 due to the dependency on the Cavium SDK for
> hardware support?> 
> Surprisingly I don’t see a feature request so far for a newer kernel,
> at least among the first half dozen pages or so:> 
> https://community.ubnt.com/t5/EdgeMAX-Feature-Requests/idb-p/EdgeMAX_Ideas/tab/most-kudoed> 
Best Regards

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