hardware choices (Re: real hardware router VS linux router)
joshpotter at gmail.com
Sat Feb 21 16:57:48 CST 2009
I think it's safe to define "real hardware" as hardware with ASIC's as
opposed to software based solutions.
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 11:21 AM, Edward B. DREGER <
eddy+public+spam at noc.everquick.net
<eddy%2Bpublic%2Bspam at noc.everquick.net>>wrote:
> DK> Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2009 09:30:16 -0500
> DK> From: Deric Kwok
> [ snip ]
> Let's blur the line a bit more:
> CompactPCI? NICs such as those [apparently] offered by Cavium... or any
> other number of places working ARM/Freescale, MIPS, or PowerPC magic on
> What is "real" hardware, anyway? Would a 26xx, 38xx, et cetera qualify
> under said definition?
> Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/
> A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/
> Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building
> Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national
> Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita
> LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/0xebd
> DO NOT send mail to the following addresses:
> davidc at brics.com -*- jfconmaapaq at intc.net -*- sam at everquick.net
> Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked.
> Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.
More information about the NANOG