State of OSPF/ECMP Multipath on FreeBSD

Ruben Herold ruben at
Fri Mar 24 13:21:11 CET 2017

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 10:29:35AM +0000, chrono wrote:
> Ahoy all,
> I've been asking on IRC and tried to find a definitive answer in the ML
> archives, but I'm still not sure what the current state is.
> Our Setup:
> BIRD (1.4.0 FreeBSD 10.x) <- OSPF/MPLS -> BIRD (1.5.0 FreeBSD 11.x)
> Did I miss anything or is there really no working ECMP support
> for bird on FreeBSD yet? If not, is there some sort of bounty
> possibility? I could check with my company if they're open to
> it (since we really need it) - if that could help bring that
> feature forward.

Please take a look at this threads:

I self have tried to get it running on bsdrp but currently no chance. 

Ruben Herold 
ruben at
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