Core router bakeoff?
rsanders at mindspring.net
Fri May 8 14:47:06 UTC 1998
>BTW, we are managing to get NetBSD to handle multiple ethernets at
>wire speed now that NetBSD-current has (still experimental) flow cache
>code in it.
[perhaps erroneously supposing that the promise of new longevity for Unix
on commodity hardware as an edge packet forwarding engine is relevant to
I heard on the FreeBSD lists that NASA is sponsoring this work. Does
anybody know the desired end product? The release notes I saw seemed
biased towards host stack improvements, with the flow cache a notable
exception. I'd kill for a decent low-cost , high-density 10/100 ethernet
traffic shaping device with functionality similar to Cisco's CAR or, dare
to dream, a Packeteer.
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