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Dorian R. Kim
dorian at cic.net
Fri Jul 19 22:56:56 UTC 1996
On Fri, 19 Jul 1996, Avi Freedman wrote:
> I assume that the mondo-routers have a switching engine, and the
> only job of the main CPU/gated combo is to feed the current idea
> of the best next-hop/interface to the engine.
Current mondo-routers like Netstar uses a switch fabric to parallelise
switching. It becomes pretty obvious that at OC-N speeds current serial
backplane architecture doesn't scale
Handling routing updates, unlike switching packets, is more a function of CPU
and software routines.
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