"...why would anyone use a Linux-based router when traditional
enterprise routers are relatively inexpensive and extremely
reliable? Companies such as Cisco and Foundry Networks Inc. combine
an inexpensive box with higher performance and more flexibility
than any home-grown Linux-based router could provide. To get the
same level of reliability out of a system using the LRP software,
for example, you'd have to install multiple hard drives or a flash
system, not to mention backup power supplies and perhaps a
"Router manufacturers may be able to use the LRP software to
add functionality to their existing products or develop new ones,
but the software is not ready for enterprise time."
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