Getting a "portable" /19 or /20

Richard A. Steenbergen ras at
Tue Apr 10 21:56:38 UTC 2001

On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Greg Maxwell wrote:

> On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, Richard A. Steenbergen wrote:
> > There is absolutily no (technical) reason that you cannot successfully
> > "route" gigabit ethernet at line rate using off the shelf and extremely
> > cheap PC technology and a bit of clue.
> Yes there is. Cheap = 32bit/33MHz pci today which doesn't have sufficent
> bandwidth for line-rate gigabit forwarding.

Don't be absurd, I can walk into fry's and pick up a motherboard with
64bit/66mhz PCI, some Netgear GA620's, and all the other components for a
1GHz computer for under $1000.

Richard A Steenbergen <ras at>
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