perf #s for GRF vs 7500 Re: Anyone Deployed Ascend's GRF IP S witch?

Rob Skrobola rjs at
Wed Aug 27 18:14:10 UTC 1997

	Really, I wasn't comparing. Mostly I was just responding to the
bgp memory usage issue, and noted load on the boxes to indicate that
these were not unused boxes doing that number of peers.

  >From: "Chris A. Icide" <chris at>

  >	Comparing your BAY routers to everyone elses is like comparing a 
  >top fuel dragster to someones 69 Chevelle street racer.  You folks have some
  >heavily modified software and hardware, from what I understand.

	Actually, we use stock bcn/bln hardware. As to general
availability of the software mods, I don't really know..


  >	However, we've got a couple of BAY BCN/BLN routers about, and the
  >numbers that have been mentioned previously in this thread are fairly accurate.

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