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<h1 align="left">[https://www.linux-foundation.org/en/About_Carrier_Grade_Linux About Carrier Grade Linux] (CGL)</h1>
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== About Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) ==
  
The CGL workgroup's goal is to help improve Linux to better meet the needs of the telecommunications industry.
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The CGL workgroup has two main functions.  First, interface with network equipment providers and carriers to gather requirements and produce specifications that Linux distribution vendors can implement.  Second, to take unimplemented requirements and foster development projects that will meet these requirements and assist in their upstream integration.
  
 
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== Registered Distributions ==
  
== Requirements and Registration ==
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The list of Linux distributions and platforms that have been registered against the CGL specification
  
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[[Registered|Registered Distributions]]
  
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== Registration ==
  
[[CGL Glossary | Glossary]]
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The 4.0 requirements are all published as PDF documents in the <u>Carrier Grade Linux Specifications - Released Specifications</u> section.  Registrations can be done against the current specification, 4.0, by following the link below.
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== Announcements ==
 
== Announcements ==
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=== CGL 4.0 Registration ===
 
=== CGL 4.0 Registration ===
As of Friday, June 29, it is possible for Linux vendors to register their products for compliance with Version 4.0 of the Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) Requirements Definition Documents.  Linux vendors wishing to register should download the [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/CGL_4_registration_template.ots registration template (ots format)] and fill out the template based on the [https://www.linux-foundation.org/images/6/6b/Cgl_v4_registration_process.pdf CGL Registration Process (pdf)].  Vendors will post their registration results on the [http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Registration Registration Wiki].
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As of Friday, June 29, 2007 it is possible for Linux vendors to register their products for compliance with Version 4.0 of the Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) Requirements Definition Documents.  Linux vendors wishing to register should download the [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/CGL_4_registration_template.ots registration template (ots format)] and fill out the template based on the [https://www.linux-foundation.org/images/6/6b/Cgl_v4_registration_process.pdf CGL Registration Process (pdf)].  Vendors will post their registration results on the [http://www.linux-foundation.org/en/Registration Registration Wiki].
  
== Conference Calls ==
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=== In The Press ===
Carrier Grade Linux conference calls are announced on the [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_carrier lf_carrier mailing list].  The next scheduled call is on Tuesday (Sept 25th) at 4PM (pacific).
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[http://www.electronicsweekly.com/Articles/2008/09/26/44596/telecoms-networks-carrier-grade-linux-comes-of-age.htm Telecoms networks - Carrier Grade Linux comes of age]
* Number: 1-319-741-8000
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* Passcode: 819365#
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The working group used the CGL 4.0 requirements as a starting point and split them into requirements that already exist in some mature open source project and requirements that do no[t] exist today.
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[http://www.commsdesign.com/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=210600364 The COTS Ecosystem--Strength in numbers]
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Individually, the Linux Foundation Carrier Grade Linux Work Group is working on the next version of our specification. The goal this time around is to create a specification that will lead, over a reasonable amount of time, to actual code.
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<br/><div style="text-align: right">--Dan Cauchy, Chairman of Carrier Grade Linux Workgroup</div>
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== CGL Re-Charter ==
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== Carrier Grade Linux Specifications ==
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=== Working Documents ===
  
* Draft [[Carrier Gaps]] document
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*[[Carrier_Grade_Linux/CGL_Index|Index Document]]
* Draft [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/pipermail/lf_carrier/2007-August/000102.html Re-Charter Proposal]
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*[[Carrier_Grade_Linux/CGL_Requirements|Satisfied Requirements]]
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*[[Carrier_Grade_Linux/CGL_Gaps|Gaps Document]]
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*[http://cgl.linuxfoundation.org/gapstemplate/ New Gaps Submissions]
  
== Carrier Grade Linux Specifications ==
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=== Released Specifications ===
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-overview.pdf CGL Requirements Definition Overview - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-overview.pdf CGL Requirements Definition Overview - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-availability.pdf CGL Availability Requirements Definition - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-availability.pdf CGL Availability Requirements Definition - V4.0]
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* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-hardware.pdf CGL Hardware Requirements Defnition - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-hardware.pdf CGL Hardware Requirements Defnition - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-security.pdf CGL Security Requirements Defnition - V4.0]
 
* [http://developer.osdl.org/dev/cgl/cgl40/cgl40-security.pdf CGL Security Requirements Defnition - V4.0]
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=== Archive Specifications ===
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* [[Requirements | Pre-4.0 CGL Specifications]]
  
 
== Mailing Lists ==
 
== Mailing Lists ==
* [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_carrier lf_carrier mailing list]
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* [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_carrier lf_carrier mailing list] - General discussion about Carrier Grade Linux issues.
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* [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_cgl_gaps lf_cgl_gaps mailing list] - Mailing list specifically dedicated to new CGL gaps proposals and discussion.
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* [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_cgl_registration lf_cgl_registration mailing list] - Mailing list for discussion of new CGL registrations.
  
== Links ==
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== Conference Calls ==
* [http://www.scope-alliance.org/index.html SCOPE Alliance]
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Carrier Grade Linux conference calls are announced on the [https://lists.linux-foundation.org/mailman/listinfo/lf_carrier lf_carrier mailing list]. For conference call information join the mailing list for next scheduled call.
* [http://www.mountainviewalliance.org/ Mountain View Alliance]
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* [http://www.saforum.org/home Service Availability Forum]
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* [http://www.picmg.org/ PICMG]
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== Calendar ==
 
== Calendar ==
* TBD
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* The CGL Workgroup is currently meeting in Fort Collins, Colorado.  The next face-to-face meeting is tentatively scheduled for early July, 2009.  Details TBD.
  
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Latest revision as of 16:48, 27 March 2009

[edit] About Carrier Grade Linux (CGL)

The CGL workgroup has two main functions. First, interface with network equipment providers and carriers to gather requirements and produce specifications that Linux distribution vendors can implement. Second, to take unimplemented requirements and foster development projects that will meet these requirements and assist in their upstream integration.

The Linux Community (upstream)

Documentation Strategy

Requirements Gathering

Governance

[edit] Registered Distributions

The list of Linux distributions and platforms that have been registered against the CGL specification

Registered Distributions

[edit] Registration

The 4.0 requirements are all published as PDF documents in the Carrier Grade Linux Specifications - Released Specifications section. Registrations can be done against the current specification, 4.0, by following the link below.

Registration

[edit] Announcements

[edit] CGL 4.0 Registration

As of Friday, June 29, 2007 it is possible for Linux vendors to register their products for compliance with Version 4.0 of the Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) Requirements Definition Documents. Linux vendors wishing to register should download the registration template (ots format) and fill out the template based on the CGL Registration Process (pdf). Vendors will post their registration results on the Registration Wiki.

[edit] In The Press

Telecoms networks - Carrier Grade Linux comes of age

The working group used the CGL 4.0 requirements as a starting point and split them into requirements that already exist in some mature open source project and requirements that do no[t] exist today.


The COTS Ecosystem--Strength in numbers

Individually, the Linux Foundation Carrier Grade Linux Work Group is working on the next version of our specification. The goal this time around is to create a specification that will lead, over a reasonable amount of time, to actual code.
--Dan Cauchy, Chairman of Carrier Grade Linux Workgroup

[edit] Carrier Grade Linux Specifications

[edit] Working Documents

[edit] Released Specifications

[edit] Archive Specifications

[edit] Mailing Lists

[edit] Conference Calls

Carrier Grade Linux conference calls are announced on the lf_carrier mailing list. For conference call information join the mailing list for next scheduled call.

[edit] Calendar

  • The CGL Workgroup is currently meeting in Fort Collins, Colorado. The next face-to-face meeting is tentatively scheduled for early July, 2009. Details TBD.



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