Software router state of the art

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Sat Jul 26 05:34:19 CDT 2008


* William Herrin:

> The Endace DAG cards claim they can move 7 gbps over a PCI-X bus from
> the NIC to main DRAM. They claim a full 10gbps on a PCIE bus.

But they are receive-only, right?

The main problem for "software routing" seems to be that it's basically
Ethernet-only because other interfaces are very difficult to find.




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