Going dual-stack, how do apps behave and what to do as an operator (Was: Apple Airport Extreme IPv6 problems?)

Adrian Chadd adrian at creative.net.au
Wed Sep 19 16:48:00 UTC 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007, Alex Thurlow wrote:

> >How much traffic can a modern intel board with a core 2 duo handle

> The PCI-Express bus tops out at 2.5 Gbps I believe, and they (Vyatta 
> router salespeople to be specific) say you should be able to reach 
> that.  At 850 Mbps, my Intel Core 2 Duo running Quagga/IPtables (with a 
> decent number of firewall rules) on Gentoo only hits about 30% CPU 
> usage.  With that, it sound like you could hit the 2.5Gbps if you had 
> the connection.

What pps are you seeing on that?


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