Can BIRD be installed on embedded systems?

Ondrej Filip feela at
Fri Apr 24 07:27:45 CEST 2009

ChuYinsu wrote:
> Hi,


> I've tested BIRD on my Linux laptop and it seems that the software
> works fine : )
> Now I've got a question here:
> All I know is that it's something like embedded system running Linux kernel
> Just like some chips on a board, no display, no input, etc., but with
> several Ethernet Interfaces.
> Can I successfully install BIRD on this?
> If all BIRD requires is the Linux kernel, I think maybe it's "yes".
> Someone did this before?

Yes. I know some company is running BIRD on some tiny Wi-FI router. It 
is quite easy to run BIRD on such devices. It requires Linux kernel 
and just a few libraries.


> Thanks!

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