e300 vs mx240 for border router ?
leslie at craigslist.org
Fri Dec 12 16:27:57 CST 2008
Thanks to everyone who wrote back privately --
I also didn't know that force10 now has dual-cam linecards which raises
the amount of routes it can handle
> Hey nanog-izens
> So for routers that are touching our transit and (hopefully soon) future
> peering, we're looking at both the force10 e300's and juniper mx240's.
> The e300's are cheap but I have heard some rumors/talk of falling over
> when it has to deal with large numbers of prefixes and routes? The
> mx240's are nice but the cost difference is enormous. Does anyone have
> experience with e300's running into issues with large routing tables?
> Are there any tricks/tips that work around any issues (if they exist?)
> Thanks in advance
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