BGP and memory size
freedman at netaxs.com
Wed Jan 1 20:09:15 UTC 1997
7206s need 64MB, in my experience, to take even one full view.
4x00s are more than fine.
Something about I/O memory allocation, though even *that* doesn't
fully explain it.
The box seems to perform very well as a super-POP router, however.
> I hope the smiley face was omitted accidentally!
> The bug report was junked (by the way, we don't junk legitimate
> bug reports) because the router in question was a 7200 with 32M
> of memory taking full routing from several peers. It simply
> didn't have enough memory. There was no evidence of a memory leak.
> Needless to say, if there had been a leak, it would have
> had high priority.
> The gent who opened the bug report in the first place was
> "unfamiliar" with the environment. :-)
> Hank Nussbacher wrote:
> > Perhaps Cisco is just trying to force us to buy more memory:
> > ID: 79764
> > Feature-set: bgp
> > Title: Memory Leak in BGP Router process
> > Reported: 11.1(7) 11.2(2)
> > State: J
> > There appears to be a Memory Leak in BGP Router Process.
> > Notice the State. It is J - which stands for Junked - which means they
> > will not fix this since it isn't viewed as an important problem.
> > Hank
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