Anyone Deployed Ascend's GRF IP Switch?

Avi Freedman freedman at
Wed Sep 3 02:45:31 UTC 1997

> > GRF's also take about 5-10 minutes to reboot, which can be annoying.
> Hello? How many of them have you rebooted? Ok, I just rebooted
> and it took 139 seconds to come back up. That is 2.316
> min. Ok, not lets try a cold start..... 127 seconds or 2.116 min. Ok, do
> you now want me to run it on my cisco? :-)

My 7206s reboot in well under a minute (the -p- builds fit right into
bootflash, so no need for a boot-then-think-then-load-flash-then-think

Once up, they transfer full routes bidirectionally with 7505s in 
10-15 seconds.

> Nathan Stratton                             President, CTO, NetRail,Inc.



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