[Cake] Cake upstream Planning

Pete Heist peteheist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 16 03:41:41 EST 2017

Thanks for that info. I went ahead and added a feature request, in case anyway wants to add some kudos to it:


> On Nov 15, 2017, at 11:40 PM, Nils Andreas Svee <me at lochnair.net> wrote:
> 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 <mailto: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 <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 <https://community.ubnt.com/t5/EdgeMAX-Feature-Requests/idb-p/EdgeMAX_Ideas/tab/most-kudoed>
> Best Regards
> Nils

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