Links on the blink - what will/should mci & sprint do?

Michael Dillon michael at
Mon Nov 20 04:26:49 UTC 1995

On Sun, 19 Nov 1995, Jon Zeeff wrote:

> > > | Sounds like there is a need for a good ip switch.  Something simple, 
> > > | very fast, and low cost that you can download "static" routes to.  
> > > 
> > > It's called an SSP.
> And it's available as a standalone box?
> > routing tables are NOT static. Switching is working fine, but the size of 
> All routes are static for short periods of time.
> This has all been discussed before, but there are advantages to doing
> route table calculation on general purpose machines.

I suppose you would like to see an SSP with some sort of interface 
directly into its switching tables, maybe based on DMA?

Can you be sure that Cisco and/or other companies aren't working on this 

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